Recent Canadian Access Federation Communication About Shibboleth Version 5 Update

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Feb 22, 2024 11:40:09 AM

Recently, the Canadian Access Federation sent emails to Cirrus Identity Bridge customers with a registered Cirrus Bridge Identity Provider in the Canadian Access Federation (CAF) to call attention to the release of Shibboleth Version 5. See an example of the emails below. 

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How to Complete Meta Verification for edu domains

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Feb 5, 2024 1:48:18 PM

Meta, formerly known as Facebook, has implemented a verification program designed to demonstrate that you’re connected to your business. Cirrus Proxy customers who have implemented the Facebook integration have received notification that you need to verify your business, but not all verification options work for edu domains.

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Best Practices for Cirrus Bridge Customers

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Feb 5, 2024 1:34:41 PM

Congratulations!  You are live with your Cirrus Bridge. Now that you are operational, here are a few suggested best practices from the Cirrus Team.

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Monitoring Incommon Metadata Health

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Feb 5, 2024 1:18:45 PM

In November 2023, InCommon introduced a new metadata health feature for the federation. This helps ensure accuracy of certain information provided in the metadata that can get stale over time like contacts, URLs (Privacy Statement, Logo, Error), and TLS endpoints. Below are some answers to common questions you may have about the metadata health feature. 

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Stakeholder Communications to Support Bridge Implementations

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Jan 10, 2024 11:41:44 AM

Stakeholder communication is essential to ensure any implementation of new technology is successful.  For customers implementing the Cirrus Bridge it is no different. In many cases, customers are retiring an existing Shibboleth service that has been running for decades and provided faculty, students, and staff access to hundreds of Service Providers. Working with many customers, Cirrus has identified that a good communication plan is essential at the beginning of each implementation.  

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Cirrus Identity External Login Solution Video

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Dec 5, 2023 3:01:25 PM

New Video Announcement: Cirrus Identity is excited to share our External Login Solution video! 

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Why does a Cirrus Bridge need read-only API access?

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Nov 30, 2023 9:44:10 AM

New Cirrus Bridge customers frequently ask, “Why does a Cirrus Bridge need read-only API access?” The following blog post and video address this question.

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Certificates, eduroam, and an IdP

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Nov 30, 2023 9:14:06 AM

Issue and Background

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How to Request Additional CAS Service URLs

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Oct 4, 2023 1:52:51 PM

The Cirrus CAS Bridge supports relying parties (service providers and applications) requiring the CAS protocol. The following is guidance for customers who have implemented the Cirrus CAS Bridge and need to add additional CAS relying parties.

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The Cirrus Bridge Conditional Access Feature

Posted by Cirrus Learning Center Team on Sep 8, 2023 1:02:13 PM

How To Set Up Attributes in the Cirrus Bridge Enterprise Application When Different Service Providers Have Different Attribute Requirements

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