Category - Technical Overview

InAcademia Implementation Guidelines

The InAcademia service allows you to easily and securely validate a user’s affiliation in real time with academic institutions in many countries. This guide describes functional and high-level technical considerations and recommendations for...

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OIDC Implementation for InAcademia

The InAcademia service uses the OpenID Connect standard to provide validation of an end-users affiliation with an academic institution. In this protocol the InAcademia service acts as an OpenID Connect provider (OP), and to validate an...

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Client (RP) examples

This section contains client (RP) configuration examples to illustrate options for implementing InAcademia in some commonly available software libraries. Important note: the following code samples cannot be used in a live production...

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InAcademia Implementation Guidelines

The InAcademia service allows you to easily and securely validate a user’s affiliation in real time with academic institutions in many countries. This guide describes functional and high-level technical considerations and recommendations for...

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Service Policy

1. General This Service Policy describes the Support and Maintenance Services to Licensees of the InAcademia Service, and may be updated from time to time. 2. Service hours & exceptions The Service is deemed operational when the application...

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InAcademia and Privacy

As a service that has been designed from the outset to be privacy preserving, InAcademia doesn’t actually store any data about any individual that requires validation. This page describes the data and information flow resulting from a validation...

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Glossary

InAcademia uses eduGAIN as the basis of its identity authentication process.  There are a number of technical terms used within InAcademia to describe the process and the key stakeholders of the authentication system. These include: Affiliated: An...

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Release Notes

Release SVS 2.7.0 (25th February 2021) Improves error handling in the event that an unsupported claim is received Introduces error handling in the event that a claim in an unsupported format is received Introduces handling for an entityID error...

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Technical Overview

How do we verify students? The InAcademia Service is specifically provided for validating a user’s affiliation with academia. It can validate if a user is a student, a member of staff or faculty. To validate student and other affiliations...

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