Benefits for services
Less administration effort
- thanks to streamlined solution, self-registration, regularly maintained data and improved processes (e.g. duplicate resolution)
- 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. To set up a service to be used by users with a SWITCHaai account and/or a SWITCH edu-ID account follow the guidelines in the SWITCH aai documentation: Shibboleth SP Installation Guide.
Configuring a service for edu-ID (optional)
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.