Standby SAML Identity Provider
This service will process SAML authentication requests on HEAnet infrastructure when HEAnet detects that the primary SAML Identity Provider service is unavailable on campus. The service includes Active Directory replication via VPN tunnel, the Identity Provider is based on Shibboleth or Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services.
Hosted SAML Identity Provider
With this service, HEAnet host a Shibboleth Identity Provider service on its infrastructure to authenticate users over a VPN tunnel to the campus Active Directory. The service includes the institutional branding, directory schema mapping, monitoring, maintenance and a allows for a hostname within the institutions DNS domain.
This service is supported by HEAnet’s proactive and reactive out of hours identity services outlined at http://www.heanet.ie/services/identity-access/24×7