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IAM Online – Wednesday, May 28, 2014

3 pm ET / 2 pm CT / 1 pm MT / Noon PT

Good Federation Citizenship

You have many options as you manage your organization’s participation in InCommon. How do you know which are preferred? What policies and implementations should you consider adopting as a good citizen of the federation?

This IAM Online gives an overview of recommended practices and configurations for both Identity Providers (IdPs) and Service Providers (SPs) to best support interoperability with the widest variety of federation partners. 

By definition a federation is made up of many different identity providers (IdPs) and service providers (SPs). The InCommon federation defines some baseline requirements all participants must meet, but each provider has different priorities. 

We’ll discuss areas such as forced reauthentication, SSO session lifetime and default attribute release profiles, as well as how specific configuration elements can impact interoperation between IdPs and SPs.


Jim Basney, Sr. Research Scientist, National Center for Supercomputing Applications

Eric Goodman, IAM Architect, University of California Office of the President

Keith Wessel, Identity Management Service Manager, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



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About IAM Online

IAM Online is a monthly online education series brought to you by Internet2’s InCommon community and the EDUCAUSE Higher Education Information and Security Council.

Dean Woodbeck
Program Manager, InCommon

  • [IAM Online] Next IAM Online May 28: Good Federation Citizenship, Dean Woodbeck, 05/14/2014

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