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InCommon, operated by Internet2, provides a secure and privacy-preserving trust fabric for research and higher education, and their partners, in the United States. InCommon's identity management federation serves 9 million end-users (IPEDS data; October 2014). InCommon also operates a related assurance program, and offers certificate and multifactor authentication services.

Shibboleth Installation Workshop June 23-24, 2016

Shibboleth logoInCommon has one remaining Shibboleth Installation Workshop prior to the end-of-life of the Shibboleth Identity Provider v2. Registration is open for the workshop at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY. Details are at

InCommon Goes Global: Joining the International Federation Community

edugainInCommon has joined 40 other national federations in the global interfederation service, allowing convenient single sign-on interaction with higher education institutions, research organizations, and corporate service providers around the world. We've provided information and resources here on the InCommon web.

InCommon Working Groups

InCommon has had a number of community Working Groups examining topics to help make federation easier for current and future InCommon participants. Check out the Working Group wiki page for up-to-date info. Check out the Working Group wiki pagefor up-to-date info.

Items of Interest

InCommon Futures Report (2009 strategic planning document) [PDF]

Working with Sponsored Partners

InCommon Resources Book [PDF]

Roadmap for NSF Cyberinfrastructure

Federation Return on Investment

InCommon Overview [PPT]

All About Attributes

InCommon Privacy Policy


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