Please review these release notes before upgrading your system. You should review all the versions subsequent to the one you're running prior to upgrade.
3.0.0 (XX XX, 2018)
This is the first release of the third-generation Service Provider software. The key documentation links are located on the SP3 space Home page, such as SystemRequirements, Installation, and UpgradingFromV2 material.
This release should interoperate with all previous releases of Shibboleth and other software that supports the same standards. As a major upgrade, the list of issues fixed and features added is numerous and you should refer to the documentation itself for information on what's changed or new.
Significant Behavioral Changes
Significant changes in behavior from previous releases:
We guarantee backwards compability with the most recent V2 version of the SP (2.6.x).
A lot of syntax has been deprecated in V3. As a rule of thumb, if something is documented in this space then it is not deprecated. Otherwise a warning will probably be introduced in the log.
word Needs work
In V3 the default configuration file name remains
A new namespace has been introduced to police the new funcionality .
New installation create a
A new IIS plugin is available for recent (IIS7 and later) versions of IIS. This is a significant improvement on the previous version#
- It can use Server Variables rather than relying on spoof-prone HTTPHeaders for the presentation of attributes.
- It is significantly easier to configure and no longer requires the legacy ISAPI module.
- It supports the optional preservervation of post data
- It can be configured to support the native Roles base Authorization.