Published on March 3, 2014
Unicon IAM Update CAS, Shibboleth, Grouper 13 February 2014 Mike Grady • Misagh Moayyed Audio is via Adobe Connect. There is no phone dial-in.
Welcome to this briefing • Updates on CAS, Shibboleth and Grouper • Unicon contributions to CAS, Shibboleth and Grouper • Unicon's Open Source Support • Thanks, Q&A
Introduction: Mike Grady • IAM, Shibboleth, CAS, Internet2 Scalable Privacy • 36 years at University of Illinois before Unicon • Unicon’s Open Source Support for Shibboleth technical lead
Introduction: Misagh Moayyed • IAM, Shibboleth, CAS, uPortal, uMobile • 2 years full time with Unicon • Unicon’s Open Source Support for CAS technical lead
This session is being recorded. • Will post after: • • Slides • Slidecast with audio Notes blog post with useful hyperlinks
Observations and Highlights
Past Events • Identity Week, November 11-15 2013: REFEDS, CAMP, ACAMP Burlingame, CA • Apereo Camp, January 27-30 2014: CAS, uPortal, OpenRegistry, Sakai Mesa, AZ
Upcoming Events • Shibboleth Workshop Series - March 24-25 Durham, NC • Internet2 Global Summit - April 6-10 Denver, CO • Open Apereo 2014 - June 1-4 Miami, FL • Internet2 Technology Exchange – Oct 26-30 Indianapolis, IN
Highlights About CAS
CAS4 • RC3 released. To RC4 and beyond... • APIs to support MFA use cases • Password policy improvements • CAS documentation revamp; See http://jasig.github.io/cas
CAS4 - Documentation
Highlights About Shibboleth
Shibboleth • IdP v3 development in progress; https://wiki.shibboleth.net/confluence/display/DEV/IdP3Details • Community news at http://shibboleth.net/community/news • Latest versions: IdP v2.4.0, SP v2.5.3
Identity Provider v3 • Release Goals: • Support extensions (i.e uApprove) within profiles • Improve “rough spots” in the API • V2 protocol interoperable; API-incompatible https://wiki.shibboleth.net/confluence/display/IDP30/Software+Design • Q3 Fall 2014 release is planned
Multi-Context Broker https://github.com/Internet2/Shibboleth-Multi-Context-Broker • IdP “LoginHandler” to orchestrate among multiple authentication contexts, including MFA. • Provide support for InCommon Assurance initative • Pluggable authentication modules • V1.0.0 is now available
Highlights About Grouper
Grouper v2.2 http://goo.gl/5LrGAR • Release expected by late Spring • Services in Grouper • Ability to write SCIM • Improved Grouper configuration • ...and...
New Grouper UI! http://grouper-ui.uchicago.edu/hifi
Highlights About Unicon Participation in CAS, Shibboleth and Grouper
Open Source Support • Support for open source software as adopted by the community • Unicon collaborates to maintain the supported open source software making it more supportable and valuable to subscribers • “Act in the best interests of the subscribers, of the community, and of Unicon”
CAS • Password policy improvements • Attributes in the CAS response
cas-addons • https://github.com/Unicon/cas-addons • Latest available release: 1.10 • New extensions: • Hazelcast ticket registry • Dynamic login view selection • Request-based ticket expiration policy •…
UniconLabs https://github.com/UniconLabs • cas-strap • cas-sso-sessions-report • service-registry-pattern-tester • ...
Shib-CAS authenticator v2 • • • • • • https://github.com/UniconLabs/shib-cas-authn2 CAS “LoginHandler” for Shibboleth Idp v2.x Simpler, externalized configuration No context-sharing requirement Communicate the “entityId” to CAS Currently in BETA status
Shib-CAS authenticator v2
CAS-Shibboleth: Integration possibilities • Shib-CAS-authenticator v2 combined with Multi-Context broker? • CAS attributes to supplement the IdP's authentication context? • CAS to resolve/release attributes to the IdP? ...reduce duplicate configuration and overhead
Shib-Config-UI • • • https://github.com/UniconLabs/shib-config-ui Web interface to explore the configuration: • • What attributes are released to this SP? What is the SSO session length? Further UI enhancements and features planned
Future work • In discussion with developer community to find more ways to assist • Finalizing Tomcat7 DTA-SSL • Particular missing features you need?
AuthZ Connectors • Grouper & Apache Shiro • Grouper & Spring Security • Grouper & .NET Framework • Grouper & Person Directory • Grouper & OAuth w/ CAS https://spaces.internet2.edu/display/Grouper/Unicon+Grouper+Contributions
More potential • Additional authZ connectors? • CAS-SSO for Grouper? • Grouper & uPortal: Roles and Permissions?
What we do • Collaborate to maintain current stable recommended releases • • • Work towards next releases Explore extensions and opportunities Responsive to inputs from subscriber experiences • • • Explicit requests Learn from providing support Empathize with your needs and projects
Feedback welcome • Subscribers are welcome encouraged to get in touch directly if you’d like any of this information contextualized to your specific situation. E.g., Should I upgrade to the next release of shib-cas-authenticator? • By all means, do get in touch.
Let’s do this again. • Next Unicon IAM Update: • • Thursday June 19th 2014 12 PM MST
Questions / Discussion via Adobe Connect chat? • Mike Grady, Support for Shibboleth Technical Lead firstname.lastname@example.org • Misagh Moayyed, Support for CAS Technical Lead email@example.com
(License) This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/bync/3.0/us/.
Photo credits • Personal photos of Mike, and Misagh: all rights reserved. • Microphone: http://www.flickr.com/photos/deanhp/3711222265/ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/deed.en
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