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[EP-tech] Re: Shibboleth/SAML and ePrints 3.3.x
I work for EPrints Services and have recently setup Shibboleth login for
a number of institutional repositories we host. I have been updating
some internal documentation we have for this but I would need to rework
this documentation before making it public as it contains customer
As you may be aware, setting up EPrints as a Shibboleth Service Provider
would never be as straightforward as just installing a plugin, even if
one existed, as a lot of the configuration needs to be modified in the
Shibboleth Service Provider application itself (usually to be found
under /etc/shibboleth/). Also a large chunk of effort is registering
the Shibboleth Identity Provider(s) you want to use with your Service
Provider and the getting that/those Identity Provider(s) to register
your EPrints Shibboleth Service Provider. That said, is should be
possible to provide as a plugin the bare bones needed for EPrints
Shibboleth setup/configuration, so someone can get EPrints ready to
support Shibboleth, once the non-EPrints Shibboleth Service Provider
configuration is ready.
As Alen describes on his GitHub repo,
gives a good overview of the EPrints configuration needed if you know
how to do the Shibboleth side of the configuration but there really
needs to be a wiki page to walk you through the whole configuration
EPrints + Shibboleth. This also needs to be somethng easy to find on
the wiki when you search for Shibboleth.
Could you tell me with Operating System (OS) you are using, as if I get
a chance to start working on a EPrints Shibboleth setup page pn the
wiki, I will try to tailor it to this OS initially.
On 22/04/2015 08:34, Yuri wrote:
> Being Shibboleth used by an high number of universities and network of
> I think it should be a standard plugin, just to be activated and
> configured properly.
> Il 22/04/2015 01:40, Matthew Brady ha scritto:
>> Hi All,
>> I am looking at implementing Shibboleth/SAML in our version of
>> ePrints. Just wondering if anyone has done this for the 3.3.x
>> versions, as the only documentation I can find is from 2009, and I
>> think goes back to about 2.3.x.
>> Any help/doco/instructions a little more recent would be most appreciated.
>> *Matt Brady *
>> University of Southern Queensland
>> Toowoomba | Queensland | 4350 | Australia
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