Report: Deployment of a Shibboleth Service Provider

Report: Deployment of a Shibboleth Service Provider for AAA

Published on: 20/01/2016
Last update: 05/03/2020

This report comes from the “Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (AAA) for Data and Services in EU Public Administrations” project launched by the JRC as part of Action 1.17 of the ISA Programme, A Reusable INSPIRE Reference Platform (ARE3NA).  

The report outlines the process of developing key functions of the AAA testbed, adding more detail to D3.3a and the Access Management Federation (AMF) approach. The report focuses on the on how to put in place the Shibboleth technology for a Service Provider (SP), alongside other documents covering setup for an Identity Providers (IdP, who provides access to user identity) and a Coordination Centre (who helps the trusted exchange of access details in the access federation).

The main content of the report outlines the resources and prerequisites for the SP setup and how to install the Shibboleth SP and SSL certificates & Apache configuration. Details of Shibboleth IdP configuration for the intranet and federated cases are also provided, as well as details about protecting resources and web services. The document closes with a description of the run and test settings for the SP.

Nature of documentation: Manual (technical documentation)


Type of document
European Union Public Licence, Version 1.1 or later (EUPL)