SAML Identity Provider Services

Shibboleth Identity Provider Upgrade

Institutions who wish to upgrade their Identity Provider service between one major version and a subsequent version can follow guides provided by the Shibboleth consortium or avail of this HEAnet service. HEAnet will upgrade existing deployments ensuring customisations such as login pages, attribute resolution scripts or attribute release customisations are ported to the latest Shibboleth version. Prices vary by the number of Shibboleth nodes deployed and the number of bilateral services configured (if any). Please contact for further details.

Bilateral SAML Configurations

HEAnet will engage with services providers to join Edugate and assist institutions availing of such member services at no charge to the institution. Where service providers do not wish to join Edugate and support SAML, HEAnet can configure a bilateral trust between the institutions identity provider service and the service provider. HEAnet has configured bilateral configurations for the services below, if a service is not listed, or for pricing information, please contact

Active Directory Federation Services integration with Edugate

Microsoft’s ADFS can provide a compatible identity provider services for Edugate. HEAnet can integrate an on-premise ADFS server with Edugate to ensure users can logon to Edugate member services via ADFS.