(v6.1.0 and v6.1.1 are being released together)
(also contains issues in v6.0.0 which was released on October 11, 2021 as part of the FM move to Amazon Web Services)
October 13, 2021
September 22, 2021
August 25, 2021
July 27, 2021
June 30, 2021
June 16, 2021
June 10, 2021
May 26, 2021
May 19, 2021
May 5, 2021
April 7, 2021
March 31, 2021
March 10, 2021
February 25, 2021
February 17, 2021
February 4, 2021
January 29, 2021
January 28, 2021
January 19, 2021
December 8, 2020
November 11, 2020
November 04, 2020
*Special recognition to Cirrus Identity, Inc for implementation guidance
October 21, 2020
October 13, 2020
October 6, 2020
September 22, 2020
August 13, 2020
July 9, 2020
Fixed issues with failure to require https:// scheme on IdP endpoints and to require an InformationURL for R&S SPs
June 11, 2019
June 3, 2019
May 30, 2019
May 29, 2019
May 21, 2019
May 8, 2019
May 6, 2019
April 30, 2019
April 23, 2019
April 8, 2019
(includes improvements that would have been released with v3.19.0)
This release includes initial support for InCommon Baseline Expectations, in addition to other bug fixes and enhancements.
This is a bug fix release.
This release contains a critical bug fix:
[IFMC-739] - Registration Authority unable to access operations page
This release contains significant improvements for Delegated Administrators, in addition to other minor improvements and bug fixes. A Delegated Administrator may now create a Service Provider for later approval and submission by the Site Administrator.
[IFMC-694] - Registration Authority unable to create InCommon registration link if the contact doesn't have a phone number defined
This release contains bug fixes:
This release contains minor internal bug fixes and improvements.
This release contains improvements to certificate handling for Identity Providers, in addition to other minor enhancements, bug fixes, and internal improvements to the application code:
[IFMC-232 ] - People may be missing required phone number
[IFMC-323] - For all Page Titles / implement a Naming Convention for visually impaired Users / Section 508
[IFMC-487] - Fix Metadata Display diff in RA approval queue
This is a bug fix release. See the list of included bug fixes below.
This release introduces read-only API routes, and fixes a bug that could prevent editing older SPs that don't already have a display name set.
This release contains minor enhancements, bug fixes, and internal improvements to the application code:
This release introduces production self-service support for the SIRTFI entity attribute. For more information, see REFEDS SIRTFI documentation.
This release combines features from the roadmap for Version 3.1 and 3.2 into a single 3.2 release
Restyle of the Site Administrator view of IdPs and SPs, including collapsible sections
Ability for a Site Administrator to add the SIRTFI attribute to an IdP or SP
IdP and SP Edit pages styled similarly to the view pages
Improved accessibility for forms
This is a patch release that addresses a bug affecting Registration Authority staff when reviewing metadata updates.
[IFMC-458] - Add a form for notes update, remove async update
This is a patch release that resolves two bugs affecting Registration Authority staff when updating data in the Federation Manager.
[IFMC-420] - Unable to add notes to entities in the approval queue
[IFMC-421] - Text height exceeds height of input control
This major release includes site-wide style updates and updates for the Site Admin dashboard.
Introduce a "Dashboard" for Site Admins to more easily see the status of their metadata submissions, add and modify metadata
Update twitter bootstrap CSS framework to version 4. This version uses flexbox as the default for row/column styles. Flexbox isn't supported in IE versions < 11. See: https://caniuse.com/#feat=flexbox
Add responsive CSS for smaller screens: collapse menus, stack panels, etc.
Update navigation, footer, login/logout styles to better match mock-up padding and structure.
Add Identity Provider, Service Provider, and Steward Metadata tables to Site Admin dashboard to give quick insight and editing capabilities
Update auth organization lookup to ignore sub orgs with same name
Fix identity provider / service provider update bugs causing page to crash after submitting form
Site Administrator Dashboard
This release resolves issues with:
This release of the InCommon Federation Manager brings sweeping visual changes to the Site Admin portion of the site, which should provide a drastically improved user experience for InCommon customers. Major improvements include:
Modern Styling. The entire Site Admin interface has received a visual refresh from top to bottom. In addition to aesthetic improvements, many elements have been rearranged to make it easier to read and digest the information at hand.
Accessibility. Headings, form fields, form labels, and visual contrast have all been completely redesigned for better operation with screen readers and other accessibility devices.
Usability. Required fields are now accurately and consistently identified. Several labels have been adjusted to be more accurate and descriptive.
Bug Fixes. Several exceptions involving cases and unexpected inputs have been resolved.
While most users will not see any difference to the application, please rest assured that the InCommon staff is using the improved user interface which you should start to see with the version 2.1 release. We chose to deploy and adopt the staff-facing UI first - to ensure that we are satisfied with the work before exposing the changes to our customers. Major improvements include:
Moved Federation Manager codebase into Internet2’s GitHub Enterprise account to allow flexible developer collaboration and ease automation for deployments
Added Twitter Bootstrap semantics to the RA interface in preparation for future design/workflow changes
Added Docker containerization utilities in preparation for our own containerized deployment of the application
Provisioning changes will enable us to easily populate a staging version of the application with needed user accounts
Changes to the application infrastructure to integrate with our cloud-based continuous integration pipeline and staging environment
Integrated error messages in staging with Slack so developers and architects can quickly see issues that arise in that environment
Performance improvements (elimination of duplicate database calls, etc.)
The IdP mdui:DisplayName IdPs can be edited. It's editable for existing IdPs or new IdPs after being saved.
Site Administrators can choose not to export their metadata to eduGAIN on February 15, 2016:
Similarly, Site Administrators and Delegated Administrators can choose to export their SP metadata to eduGAIN on February 15, 2016 (screen shot not shown here).
Requested Attributes in SP metadata can optionally carry the
isRequired="true" XML attribute:
Note: SAML1-formatted Requested Attributes are deprecated (and will be removed from SP metadata the next time the entity descriptor is touched). Only SAML2-formatted Requested Attributes are supported.
Site Administrators can choose to not be shown on discovery interfaces by default.
Fixed the bug showing the diff incorrectly on the metadata detail page.
Disabled entering the attribute values for the eduPersonScopedAffiliation. The free text input box won't appear even if "eduPersonScopedAffiliation" is selected from the pull down menu for the Requested Attributes.
The value of the <md:OrganizationDisplayName> element was copied to the <mdui:DisplayName> element in all IdP entity descriptors that do not contain an <mdui:DisplayName> element. (There were 110 such entity descriptors.) Moving forward, all IdPs in the InCommon Federation will be REQUIRED to have an <mdui:DisplayName> element in metadata. Eventually this field will be editable by site administrators and vetted for reasonableness by the InCommon RA.
useXML attribute on key descriptors (see the Key Usage wiki topic) may be manipulated during key migration in SP metadata (see screen shots below).
Added "Google Sign In" to the discovery interface for delegated administrators.
(This new feature is experimental and therefore has not been announced beyond this obscure note. If you want to try Google login to the delegated administration interface, drop us a line at admin at incommon dot org.)
Certificates in SP metadata no longer need to be uploaded to the system beforehand since they are now managed completely inline. Click the link "Service Provider Metadata Wizard" and then "Add a New Service Provider" to see the new interface.