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Mar 22nd, 2005
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Seville East/First Floor
Mountain Time
Session Type: Track 5
The Shibboleth software system enables Web-based, interinstitutional resource sharing by leveraging campus identity management systems. Creating a larger trust community of collaborating institutions and partners using Shibboleth requires the establishment of a federation. This session will present an overview of Shibboleth and federations, including InCommon, the first U.S. higher education federation. The presentation is sponsored by the NMI-EDIT Consortium of Internet2, EDUCAUSE, and SURA.