Shibboleth consists of several individual components: the identity provider(IdP), service provider(SP), and discovery service(DS). You may choose to deploy one or more of these components depending on your needs. The instructions listed here only cover installation of the components. You must configure the software after installation.
Before you begin
- Prior to installation you should review the Understanding Shibboleth documentation and the introduction to the message flows.
- If you have questions during installation you should (in this order):
- After installation, you should also subscribe to the Shibboleth Announcement mailing list. This is where announcements about new releases, end-of-life of past releases, and security advisories are distributed.