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.


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Niels van Dijk

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