Shibboleth is a federated web authentication and attribute exchange system
based on SAML, originally developed by Internet2 and now a product of the
Please review the terms described in the LICENSE.txt file before using this
code. It is the standard Apache 2.0 license.
A wealth of information about Shibboleth can be found at
Shibboleth is divided into identity and service provider components, with the
IdP (this software) in Java and the SP in C++.
Source and binary distributions are available from
The source is available in Subversion, as described in the Shibboleth
site. Mailing lists and a bug database (https://issues.shibboleth.net/) are
For basic information on building from source, using binaries, and deploying
Shibboleth, refer to the web site and Wiki for the latest documentation.