The simple answer is that the issue of integrating Shibboleth with radius /
eduroam / 802.1x is being discussed and taken forward within an
international working group and it is very likely that the eduroam framework
and shibboleth technology will interact - in the same way that the
Netherlands use A-Select and 802.1x together.
The larger argument is all about AA for network access and AA for
application access - which is quite neatly discussed in the following flyer
to save my brain: http://www.surfnet.nl/info/attachment.db?97653.
The University of Helsinki has explored shibboleth-based roaming, so this is
not an impossibility. There is information about the trials here:
However, I think it is sensible for UKERNA to align themselves as closely as
possible with the standards mandated within eduroam as a whole, and use the
international working group to bring this work together with shibboleth -
rather than starting from a different position to the rest of eduroam (even
if we are being very English and using a different name).
Hope that helps
From: Discussion list for Shibboleth developments
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Jon Warbrick
Sent: 08 December 2005 12:56
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Subject: Re: Janet roaming consultation exercice
On Thu, 8 Dec 2005, Jon Warbrick wrote:
> Are people who are working on Shibboleth in the UK aware of the current
> 'Janet Roaming Consultation Exercise'...
Sorry, intended to say: "... details at
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