Shibboleth server upgrade from version 3.4.7 to version 4 - December 9 and December 16

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

What is happening? Shibboleth SAML identity provider (idp.uwaterloo.ca), one of the University’s application authentication tools, is being upgraded from version 3.4.7 to version 4. 

When is this happening? The upgrade to version 4 will take place on the dates below: 

  • Wednesday, December 9 at 10:00 a.m. 
  • Wednesday, December 16 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 times 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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