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Shibboleth v2.0 is Now Available

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  • Subject: Shibboleth v2.0 is Now Available
  • Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 17:08:25 -0400

We're sorry if you receive duplicates of this message. We've sent it to multiple lists, in order to ensure that the entire Shibboleth community receives this announcement.]

The Shibboleth team is pleased to announce the availability of Release 2.0 of the Shibboleth System. This new release contains many improvements and enhancements. An announcement, including a brief description of the new features, is available at . Shibboleth continues to be offered under the industry-standard Apache 2.0 license.

This new version will fully interoperate with the previous 1.3 version. However, the new version does contain a number of important bug fixes and performance improvements, as well as significant new functionality. We would recommend that sites running older versions upgrade to 2.0 as soon as their schedule allows.

Shibboleth is an Open Source project, and we don't guarantee support. However, if you encounter problems, first look on the Shibboleth 2 Wiki ( ) for an answer to your question. If you don't find an answer, join the Shibboleth-Users AT Internet2 DOT edu mailing list(see ), and post a description of your problem; its very likely someone will answer.

If you discover a bug, please post it to our Jira based repository (, in either Shibboleth IdP 2 - Java, Shibboleth SP - C++ , or Shibboleth Discovery Service - Java.

Lastly, a BIG thank you to the people who helped us test this version, and improve the quality of the overall package, the install process, and the documentation.

  • Shibboleth v2.0 is Now Available, Steven_Carmody, 03/19/2008

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