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Shibboleth is a widely deployed federated identity solution that originated with Internet2. It is based on SAML 2.0.


NDSU is a member of InCommon. The NDSU Participant Operation Practices document is available for review. It is current as of January 2nd, 2013.

InCommon is the US higher education federation. It's members are educational institutions and the corporations they sponsor. InCommon is a member of eduGAIN, a federation of 48+ national federations like InCommon.

NDSU is a global participating identity provider for the Research and Scholarship category. NDSU is also REFEDS SIRTFI compliant. 

Using Shibboleth

At this point in time, Shibboleth at NDSU is only for use with InCommon service providers. InCommon is the preferred mechanism for authenticating to third parites, with CAS as the backup. The preferred mechanism for entities at NDSU is still CAS.

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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7961 / Fax: (701) 231-8541
Campus address: Quentin Burdick Building 206
Physical/delivery address: 1320 Albrecht Blvd., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 4530 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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