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Organisation accounts can use the increased security of the activation processAll

Organisation accounts can now be created which require the account to be activated with a code so the user creating the account doesn't need to specify a password during creation.

The ability to email the organisaiton password has been removed.


SAML resources that are not within a federation can be added to the catalogueCustomers who have been migrated onto the new Authentication point (

Custom SAML resources can be added so that users can login using OpenAthens. This allows users to add targets such as GoogleApps, Moodle and many others that support SAML authentication into the resource catalogue.

See: Add and manage custom resources

Support for a redirector knowledgebase for UK federation resourcesMembers of the UK federation

Support for the redirector being used to access UK Federated resources has now been added which will extend the redirector to be usable for all our customers.

See: Getting started with the Redirector

A new API based devolved authentication method is availableCustomers who have been migrated onto the new Authentication point (

The local authentication API enables an application to request an OpenAthens session-initiator URL for a local account by making a simple REST call to the authentication API.

See: How to use the API for local authentication API connector

Management of API Keys within the Admin AreaAll

No longer need to log a support call with the Service desk to create them.


Customise the SAML Name ID format for specific resourcesCustomers who have been migrated onto the new Authentication point (

The attribute release policy features have been extended to allow Domain users to specify what Name ID format should be used when authenticating into a resource.

See: Attribute release