Installation, integration and troubleshooting guides are available below.
Installation Guides: Documentation for installing Shibboleth or SimplSAMLphp are available from the respective websites of these applications. HEAnet have developed the installation guides below that include steps that are relevant to the Edugate federation
Integration Guides: Advice and guidance on how federated access can be implemented, as well as a list of vendors and projects that support SAML is available here.
Troubleshooting Guides: Information on how to gather diagnostic information and log files is available here
Metadata: The metadata for the Edugate federation is available at
This metadata may be validated by visual inspection, the validUntil parameter at the beginning of the metadata should be set to a date at least 2 days from today. The Edugate Metadata Signing Certificate is available from;
The Edugate test metadata and signing certificate are available at
Edugate WAYF: The Edugate WAYF is based on the Shibboleth 2 Discovery Service. The Edugate WAYF is available at
The Edugate test WAYF is available at;
Technical Specification: The Edugate technical specification is available here
Edugate Resource Registry The Edugate Resource Registry is provided for the self-registration of new member entities and for publishing changes to your IdP or SP metadata, the Resource Registry may be accessed at the following URL.
The Edugate test Resource Registry is available at;