The AAF monitors and reports on the status of its services, and subscriber’s Identity Provider and Service Provider services. The status pages are available here:


If organisations are planning maintenance of services connected to the federation, they may notify the AAF of the outage details at Based on severity or impact to users, the AAF may post an outage notice on its pages.

The following details are illustrative of a maintenance notice. 

  • Date of outage:

  • Organisation name:

  • IDP/SP Name:

  • Start time:

  • Expected outage duration:

  • Affected services:

  • Contact person/group:

  • Reason for outage: upgrade/issue/standard maintenance

  • Permanent modifications/effects arising from any change:

Unless requested, not all details will be published.

Current service outages can be viewed here.