Open source software underlying the technology for SURF's single sign-on and facilitating national and international online collaboration in education and research. OpenConext provides the building blocks to set up a collaboration infrastructure in which:
- federated authentication is used to gain access to services and applications that are to be linked (Software underlying the technology for SURF's single sign-on.);
- identity providers and service providers can exchange standardised attributes;
- group information can be exchanged;
- self-service components can be applied.