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Schlagwort: ‘RWTH Single Sign-On’

Single sign-on: What does that actually mean?

December 6th, 2021 | by
Single Sign-On authentication

Single Sign-On – one single authentication for multiple services

Our everyday life is closely accompanied by the internet. We communicate with our peers on the net, share memories on social media, we shop online, search for answers to various questions in forums and much more. All these services usually require a login via username and password. With intensive use of various online services, it is sometimes easy to lose track of everything. This can often lead to downright password chaos. Single Sign-On (SSO) is intended to remove or precisely prevent this chaos. Read the rest of this entry »

Safe on the Internet: Certificate change of RWTH Single Sign-On

July 19th, 2021 | by
certificate SSO

Securely connected? A look at the URL and a click on the lock symbol will show you!

“The connection is secure” – These words contain a short but revealing piece of information. A valid certificate for a website indicates if it has a secure connection and sensitive data, such as passwords or bank data, are transmitted in a protected environment – this is also the case with RWTH Single Sign-On. The certificate for has now been replaced, as the existing one expires on July 28, 2021. Have you noticed this? Some services were temporarily unavailable during the changeover, but are now running again. We’ll show you why it’s worth taking a look at the certificate and what you should keep in mind when using the RWTH Single Sign-On. Read the rest of this entry »

New layout for PasswordReset

July 13th, 2021 | by

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Who does not know it? With all the passwords and usernames you have to remember, it can easily happen that you suddenly can’t remember anything when logging in.

Fortunately, this is not a problem at all because there is the possibility to set a new password before logging into the RWTH Single Sign-On or to have the username sent to you. After logging into the RWTH Single Sign-On account, you can then set passwords for all other services in IdM Selfservice. Read the rest of this entry »

(Deutsch) Jetzt noch mehr Services mit Shibboleth

September 14th, 2020 | by

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