IT Security Services

Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure (AAI)

Your Requirement

You would like to use online services offered by the University of Göttingen, the GWDG, or the DFN (German Research Network) federation via a single sign-on. For authentication, the established user credentials of the University of Göttingen or your institution should be leveraged. Alternatively, you would like to share some of your institution’s in-house online services with other employees or students, without performing administration of external users manually.

Our Offer

We offer technical and administrative support for the University of Göttingen’s authentication and authorization infrastructure. Additionally, as technical contact for the DFN federation, we offer consulting services to help you integrate your online services with the DFN-AAI.

Preconditions For Use

Depending on your individual use case, different preconditions have to be met. Please contact us to make an appointment for a personal consultation.

How To Use

Your Advantages

  • Simple and flexible access to multiple web services of the University of Göttingen, the GWDG and the DFN
  • Simplified collaboration with partner universities and institutes
  • Single sign-on with supported online services using the established credentials from the University of Göttingen
  • Share your own web services with local partners or within the DFN-AAI avoiding time-consuming manual user administration
  • Technical support for the installation and configuration of AAI components (Identity/Service Provider)
  • Technical and administrative guidance with regard to leveraging the DFN federation
  • The AAI components are based on the proven Shibboleth (SAML) technology