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AAF Updates

Current events underway within the AAF and the ORCID Consourtium

Shibboleth V5

Time to start planning your Shibboleth IdP upgrade. The current stable release of the Identity Provider is V5.1.2 and the previous stable release is V4.3.3

For users of AAFs RapidIdP hosted IdP solution there is nothing to do, the AAF will upgrade your IdP with zero downtime. Click here more information about RapidIdP.

We will be in contact with all non-RapidIdP subscribers to discuss your upgrade plans. 

The Shibboleth IdP V4 software will leave support on September 1, 2024. 

If you have any questions or would like assistance upgrading your IdP please contact us at support@aaf.edu.au.

AAF Compliance 2024


As you prepare for compliance, please note some important changes to the Federation Rules. 


Two new attributes, SAMLSubjectID and SAMLPairwiseID, have been added to the AAF core attributes, see Federation Rules, APPENDIX 1 CORE ATTRIBUTES.  


Both attributes will be used as future replacements for both the eduPersonTargetedID and auEduPersonSharedToken. These will be provided to members as part of the Shibboleth V5 upgrade later in 2024. More information will be provided soon regarding this upgrade.  

The eduPersonAssurance value is also changing to align with the values defined in the REFEDS Assurance Framework version 2.0. 


You are not expected to have these attributes in place for this Compliance round however we do require IdP’s to have these attributes in place by June 2025. 

If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact support@aaf.edu.au


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