A new version 3.X of the Shibboleth Identity Provider (IdP) software has now been released. It superseeds all previous versions of the Shibboleth Identity Provider software including the popular version 2.X. The Shibboleth Identity Provider software has a staged End-of-Life process that is currently in progress and will be complete by 31 July 2016. No further security updates or bug-fixes will be provided for version 2 Shibboleth Identity Provider software after July 2016.

Failure to upgrade to the latest version 3.X of the Shibboleth Identity Provider software could result in users and IT staff losing access to online federated apps and learning resources following the End-of-Life date. 9STAR team advises all organizations that are currently using the Shibboleth Identity Provider software, that they upgrade to the latest Shibboleth Identity Provider software version 3.X. The new Shibboleth IdP version 3.X includes many features and enhancements that provide:

  • Improved security.
  • Ease of management and configuration.
  • Greater inter-operability with apps.

Existing and new customers of 9STAR can request upgrade of their Shibboleth Identity Provider infrastructure by simply signing up with one of the annual Shibboleth support and maintenance plans. 9STAR’s Shibboleth experts help reduce risk, cost and downtime and seamlessly upgrade customers existing Shibboleth Single Sign-On infrastructure in just few days. So hurry and get your free online complimentary quote today and get annual support coverage for your Shibboleth infrastructure.

Please contact sales@9starinc.com for guidance and additional information. In addition, 9STAR’s Elastic SSO SAML Solution customers can request upgrade by simply contacting their account executive or 9STAR’s technical support team directly.

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