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Hosted IdP

AAF’s identity provider software has supported federated authentication across Australia’s higher education and research sector since 2010. But customers are looking for better ways of working with connected services.

During 2016 AAF developed the foundation for a software-as-a-service version of our identity provider software in response to customer feedback. Through this program we’ll collaborate with a small number of customers on an initial release of the new IdP service. This small-scale release will help us address any show-stoppers, identify and prioritise improvements and confirm the business model.


The SaaS Identity Provider is designed to;


The Early Adopter Program participants are:

Program Objectives

The AAF will work with the program participants to:


The following timeline shows key dates for the project. These dates are indicative only and subject to change.

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