Federated Identity and Services in snRER

Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD)

Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (UCAD)


This 1-day event is targeted network engineers in snRER institutions as a complement to the WACREN 2016 Federated Identity Management - What, Why and How workshop. 

Participants will discuss the recent snRER eduroam deployment, supporting the development of the snRER Identity Federation with deployments of Identity Providers and Service Providers in Senegal and joining edugain.


    • 09:00 09:30
    • 09:30 10:30
      Introduction: Identity Management and Federations
      • Identity Management
      • Identity Federations
      • Components of a Federation
      • Architecture of a Federation
      • Examples of Federations
    • 10:30 11:00
      Coffee Break 30m
    • 11:00 12:00
      Implementing Identity Providers
      • The eduPerson and SCHAC LDAP schema
      • Shibboleth vs SimpleSAMLphp
      • Deploying with an existing user directory
      • Deploying with Ansible roles - https://zenodo.org/record/12359
    • 12:00 13:00
      The PADTICE experience

      Approach employed and challenges experienced in the UNESCO project to deploy Identity Providers in universities in 8 UEMOA member countries

    • 13:00 14:00
      Lunch 1h
    • 14:00 14:30
      Report on the deployment of eduroam in snRER
    • 14:30 15:30
      Service Providers and Interfederation
      • Deploying Service Providers
      • Managing metadata with JAGGER
      • Connecting to eduGAIN
    • 15:30 16:00
      Governance, policies and good practices