Documentation and Guides


Using the Shibboleth Windows Installer

This is an abbreviated step-by-step of guide of the Shibboleth Windows installation guidance. Using the Shibboleth Windows installer will help your Identity Provider (IdP) server come online faster and for some, remain more sustainable.

Federation Operator Practice: Metadata Registration Practice Statement

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CANARIE is pleased to announce the addition of ADFSToolkit functionality to the Canadian Access Federation (CAF) Federated Identity Management (FIM) service…

Common Settings and URLs for FIM Services

Production and Test Environments CANARIE’s FIM has two environments: Production environment for production facing services and high availability profile Test environment for non-production services…


What Standards and Profiles does FIM use?

The FIM service implements the OASIS SAML2 specification and participates globally with other SAML2 federations through inter-federation with eduGAIN…

Shibboleth v4 Upgrade Guidance

Regardless of the platform you use, keeping current on your Identity Provider (IdP) software is a vital factor in your organization’s security practices.

Recommended SP Software

Any software that supports SAML2 can be used in FIM. The prevalent installation choice is Shibboleth, which is also CANARIE’s chosen base for the reference FIM…