Service definition for federated authentication – SAML2 WebSSO

General description of SAML2 WebSSO

The service provides authentication of users which have an electronic identity at Linköping University, together with release of attributes pertaining to the authenticated user. Linköping University is a member of SWAMID, the Swedish identity federation for Research and higher education. The service has been deployed in accordance with SWAMID’s policy and encompassing rules and guidelines which have been laid down by SWAMID.

Policy for personal integrity

The service adheres to the policy for the handling of personal data which has been published by Linköping University in accordance with Swedish law.

The service and limitations of service

Linköping University undertakes to guarantee the availability of the service in accordance with Linköping University’s requirements and expectations. The process for creation, deletion and maintenance of electronic identities at Linköping University is described in the identity management process. Linköping University follows SWAMID’s recommendations for release of attributes based upon entity categories. Linköping University reserves the right to change the actually released attributes, having communicated such with a service provider, regardless of the recommendations from SWAMID concerning the entity category the service provider has been placed in.

Service and support

For questions and incident reports regarding Linköping University and it’s SAML2 WebSSO service please contact LiU Helpdesk.