Own self-service

Jon Agland Jon.Agland at jisc.ac.uk
Mon Jul 15 07:25:09 EDT 2019

On Mon, 2019-07-15 at 13:20 +0200, Peter Schober wrote:
> * Yakov Revyakin <yrevyakin at gmail.com> [2019-07-15 11:41]:
> > 
> > Q: Does Shibboleth IdP provide tools and means to implement
> > registration
> > and self-service flow or I need to use different tools to develop
> > that
> > functions?
> The Shibboleth IDP does not provide an authentication backend nor
> does
> it come complete with a self-service sign-up application.
> It can certainly use whatever you build, though.
> FWIW: If using SimpleSAMLphp instead of Shibboleth as the IDP is an
> option
> there exists an add-on module that offers the self-service sign-up
> part:
> https://github.com/GEANT/simplesamlphp-module-selfregister
> But that's not without its issues (see Issues there) and that code is
> de facto unmaintained as noone is currently spending time fixing
> things or implementing new features.
> (And of course SimpleSAMLphp and Shibboleth are not equivalent in
> their
> features nor their configuration.)
> -peter
Or try  https://github.com/pwm-project, also runs in a Java web
container like the Shibboleth IdP, but you'd need a backend such as
OpenLDAP somewhere.

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