Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure

Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure (AAI) SWITCH is a service and process used by the Swiss higher education community. Functionality is aimed at enabling members of different institutions to access protected information services distributed across different web servers.

The AAI Online-Demo helps improve understanding of how a user gains access to a service that uses SWITCHaai authentication. Both students and staff members of participating institutions can use their institutional login account to access a wide variety of services.

Shibboleth is among the world's most widely deployed federated identity solutions, connecting users to applications both within and between organizations. All software components of the Shibboleth system are free and open source.

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