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If you are already using or are planning on using other SP software within the OpenAthens federation, you will need to make it aware of the OpenAthens federation metadata. Since terminology can sometimes vary, this page will show the federation specific settings for some common SAML SP software; .

This page can only be a guide - for up-to-date installation help you should refer to the documentation and provider of that whichever software you are using.

First create the application record in the OpenAthens federation.


You will also need to upload your SP metadata in the SP publisher dashboard when you register your app. Get it from the federation tab on the simpleSAMLphp front page. If you encounter metadata loading issues you may need to increase the memory_limit and max_execution_time in your php configuration file.