Shibboleth server upgrade from version 3.3.3 to version 3.4.7 - November 24

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

What is happening? Shibboleth SAML identity provider (idp.uwaterloo.ca), one of the University’s application authentication tools, is being upgraded from version 3.3.3 to version 3.4.7. Details regarding an additional upgrade from version 3.4.7 to version 4 will be shared once the version 3.4.7 upgrade is successfully completed.

When is this happening? The upgrade to version 3.4.7 is expected to be completed by Tuesday, November 24 at 10:00 a.m.

What is the impact? Users may be unable to log in to Shibboleth supported applications after the upgrade. 

What do users need to do? Owners of Shibboleth supported applications should test each application’s authentication after the maintenance time above. Any issues found during testing should be reported to rt@uwaterloo.ca

Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca, ext. 44357.

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