Shibboleth IdP V3 Interesting Features

  • Improved upgrade and patching process

  • Expanded authentication options

  • Native CAS protocol support

  • Advanced per-SP configuration options

  • Supports multiple signing and encryption algorithms

  • Supports inbound XML encryption

  • Supports the SHA-256 digest algorithm by default

  • Supports the metadata query (MDQ) protocol

  • On-demand reload of configuration/metadata

  • Extensible (via built-in scripting language)

  • High availability (HA) option without additional software

  • Single Logout support

  • User consent (based on uApprove feature set)

  • Internationalization
  • Supports non-browser ECP profile (in some cases without any additional configuration)