SWITCH edu-ID for services

Integrate and configure your services

Benefits for services

Less administration effort

  • thanks to uniform solution, self-registration, regularly maintained data and improved processes (e.g. duplicate resolution)

High security

  • based on the proven SWITCHaai, controlled guidelines, high-quality attributes and two-factor authentication

Compatibility with SWITCHaai, Switzerland and internationally

  • SWITCH edu-ID is based on the SWITCHaai identity federation
  • SWITCHaai enabled services are fully compatible with SWITCH edu-id

Setting up a new service

Services who use SWITCH edu-ID for authentication are set up as any other service in the SWITCH aai federation. Follow the guidelines in the SWITCH aai documentation: Shibboleth SP Installation Guide.

Configuring a service for edu-ID

Services who use SWITCH edu-ID for authentication are configured as any other service in the SWITCH aai federation. Follow the guidelines in the SWITCH aai documentation: Shibboleth SP Configuration Guide.

For edu-ID specific settings please refer to the SWITCH edu-ID configuration hints.