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Setup

ADFSToolkit

CANARIE is pleased to announce the addition of ADFSToolkit functionality to the Canadian Access Federation (CAF) Federated Identity Management (FIM) service. CANARIE and its partners have been working on a set of tools to augment existing ADFS Identity Provider installations. ... Read More

About Microsoft ADFS Configuration with FIMS

FIMS will accept ADFS SAML2 compliant metadata but cannot support ADFS to the same level as the Shibboleth reference implementation. If ADFS is going to be used, we recommend: Reviewing the known limitations of ADFS that have been documented here ... Read More

Reference Shibboleth SP Configuration Settings

Configuring the Shibboleth Service Provider to load metadata The Shibboleth Service provider can be downloaded from the Shibboleth site for Unix or Windows platforms. The instructions that follow are for basic configuration and encourage review of the recommended readings for ... Read More

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Troubleshooting

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Solutions

Upgrading to Shibboleth v3

CAF recommends running the latest Shibboleth v3 Identity Provider software published by the Shibboleth Consortium. Latest Version of the IdP is  v3.2.1. This means that Shibboleth v2 is a legacy version which will reach end of life support as of July 31, ... Read More

Recommended IdP Software

Any software that supports SAML2 can be used in FIMS. The prevalent installation choice is Shibboleth, which is also CANARIE’s chosen base for the reference FIMS implementation due to feature robustness, security, and maintainability. Other software may be used but ... Read More

Recommended SP Software

Any software that supports SAML2 can be used in FIMS. The prevalent installation choice is Shibboleth, which is also CANARIE’s chosen base for the reference FIMS implementation due to feature robustness, security, and maintainability. Comparing SAML2 Service Provider Solutions Organizations ... Read More

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