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  • From: Scott Koranda <>
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  • Subject: Re: [inc-interfed] InCommon-UK interfed
  • Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2013 11:43:48 -0500
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Please allow me to add the University of Warwick to the list, but I
want to explain that a bit during the call.



On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 11:02 AM, Jim Basney
> Hi group,
> Reminder that we have a call in 1 hour. Coordinates at
> I propose two agenda items for today:
> * Next steps for LIGO SP pilot
> * Roadmap for InCommon-UK "production interfederation"
> Happy to include other items if you'd like.
> I think we're getting good traction with the LIGO SP + Cardiff IdP use
> case. Scott Koranda and I talked this morning, and he expects to have
> time to make some more progress on it later this week, so we started
> thinking about next steps after that. There are additional UK IdPs that
> would be useful for LIGO to federate with, particularly: Sheffield,
> Birmingham, Cambridge, and Glasgow. Checking the UK federation
> Inter-federation Trials FAQ [1], I don't see those IdPs on the list. Not
> sure if that means expanding our pilot effort to include those IdPs will
> be difficult. Let's discuss.
> Besides pressing ahead with the LIGO pilot project, I'd like to develop
> a draft roadmap for "production" InCommon SP + UK IdP interfederation
> (whatever we decide that means). Let's focus on what would need to
> happen and for the moment ignore when or how. I think the list includes:
> * InCommon giving official permission to UK to pull SP info from
> InCommon metadata.
> * An opt-in process for InCommon SPs to be included in the
> UK export aggregate.
> I'm sure there are more items on the list (and even clarifications to
> the above two items), so I'd appreciate your help in filling out this
> roadmap. I wonder if InCommon joining eduGAIN needs to be on the roadmap
> for UK interfed, or if we can keep eduGAIN as a separate concern. And
> apologies in advance if Ian or someone else has already documented a
> roadmap like this somewhere.
> -Jim
> [1]

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