Getting the Attributes Flowing

Maarten Kremers
Session chairMaarten Kremers
TrackTrack 3 Nautica Room
DateTuesday, 20 September 2016
Time11:00 - 12:30
DescriptionToday’s biggest issue in many federations, and certainly with the growing number of inter-federation use cases, is attribute release (aka, the release of personal data from institutional repositories to web-based services via the internet). If too few attributes come across, the services cannot determine whether to grant the user access or not. The reasons for not releasing the data are many…
This session will present the status and plans of the growing eduGAIN inter-federation effort, present use cases in need of rich and accurate attribute bunches as well as interoperable policy frameworks and, in this light, discuss the federation operators’ role (typically the NREN).