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Pre-launch introduction to the new OpenAthens SP dashboard - 13/09/2016


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Phil Leahy, Service Relationship Manager and David Orrell, System Architect, share a walk-through of the new OpenAthens Access Management dashboard.

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Pre-launch introduction to the new OpenAthens SP dashboard - 13/09/2016

  1. 1. OpenAthens Publisher Webinar 13 September 2016
  2. 2. • Upcoming OpenAthens SP releases • New dashboard • Demo • Preview of phase 2
  3. 3. Where next for OpenAthens SP? Phase 1: Simplification of setup and registration Phase 2: Move from ‘installed software’ to APIs • OAuth/OpenID Connect Improving the user-experience
  4. 4. Service Provider • Configure Service Provider software • Choose SAML federations software is connected to • Manage keys, certificates etc. • Register SAML entities with OpenAthens • Provide titles, descriptions, logos etc. • Manage keys, certificates etc. • Mark entities as ‘live’ or ‘testing’ Federation
  5. 5. Single Dashboard Service Provider Federation
  6. 6. Simplifying setup • Guided setup process in dashboard • Clearer sign-posting of steps • Much improved documentation • Near instantaneous updates • Faster turn-around on testing
  7. 7. Simplifying registration • Separate registration for OpenAthens Federation • No longer necessary! • We are working with other Federations to simplify registration
  8. 8. Applications define each service that you wish to enable access to via OpenAthens. Connections define how applications are connected to identity providers for authentication. Accounts control access to the dashboard Activity shows notifications and recent changes to configurations (not initially available in beta)
  9. 9. Phase 2: OpenAthens SP Cloud
  10. 10. Phase 2: OpenAthens SP Cloud Identity provider Service Provider Identity provider Identity provider SAML connector App1 App2 App3 SAML OAuth/OpenID Connect REST Multiple applications can share the same connector SAML connector available as a service
  11. 11. • Enhanced dashboard provides • Configuration • Access to logs • Usage statistics • Add additional applications without having to register multiple SAML entities • Easily build discovery UX • “Discovery as a service” Phase 2: OpenAthens SP Cloud
  12. 12. Phase 1 due late September Phase 2 due late 2016/early 2017 Questions?
  13. 13. OpenAthens SP dashboard beta Register your interest in the poll which follows this webinar or send an email to