Registration is open for two Shibboleth installation workshops

May 14-15, 2013, at Citrus College in Glendora, California

June 17-18, 2013, at MCNC in North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park (near Durham)

Both workshops will use the same curriculum for those who need training on installation of the Shibboleth single sign-on and federating software. The training is designed for those who have decided to deploy a web single sign-on system and leverage it to access resources and contracted services through InCommon.

Each location will offer two days of training, with the first dedicated to the identity provider portion of the software, and the second covering the service provider. Attendance is limited to 44 for each day. Registration will close when capacity is reached or one week prior to the workshop dates.

Details and registration are available at (North Carolina institutions receive a discount through April 30, 2013. Email Steve Thorpe at MCNC for details ( Please note there is separate registration for each day.

The workshops will provide you with technical installation and configuration experience with Shibboleth Single Sign-on and Federating Software, version 2. The workshops will offer the chance to:

  • Install either a prototype Shibboleth identity or service provider in a virtual machine environment.
  • Hear tips for configuring and running the software in production.
  • Learn about integration with LDAP directories and selected packages.

AUDIENCE includes higher education and partner organization representatives with knowledge of identity management concepts and related implementation experience. Organizations are encouraged to send one or two attendees who best represent the following functions:

  • System install, integration, and ongoing support staff
  • Campus technology architects

REGISTER SOON ( to reserve a seat. Participation is limited to maintain program quality. NOTE: There is a separate registration process and fee for each workshop (IdP and SP). If you wish to attend both days, be sure to register for each.

RESOURCES: To learn more about Shibboleth, see the Shibboleth wiki ( More information on federated identity can be found at

This Shibboleth Workshop Series event is sponsored by InCommon, Internet2, the California Community Colleges, Citrus College, and MCNC.

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