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SURFconext Ecosystem



SURFconext Test



SURFconext Production

Production mode
  • Environment for testing purposes only
  • Test with test/diy ldP or institution's test ldP's
  • No contract necessary
  • New SP's can be configured via Selfservice SP Dashboard
  • Uses specific ldP metadata (see below)
  • Contract need to be in place
  • Production IdP’s available only
  • Uses specific IdP metadata (see below)

IdP metadata:
https://metadata.test.surfconext.nl/idp-metadata.xml

IdP metadata:

https://metadata.surfconext.nl/idp-metadata.xml

SURFconext Test environment

  • For testing purposes only
  • Test with the SURFconext test IdP or institutions test IdP's (when available)
  • No contract necessary
  • New SP's can be configured via Selfservice SP-Dashboard
  • SAML: Specific IdP metadata needed
  • OpenID Connect: specific .well-known endpoint

SURFconext Production environment

  • Contracts need to be in place
  • Production IdP's available only
  • SAML: Specific IdP metadata needed
  • OpenID Connect: specific .well-known endpoint


Actions IdP's can take

Some Institutions/IdP's want to test services before a service is connected in Production Mode, with identities the institution controls:

  1. Institutions that want to test a service connected to the SURFconext test environment are recommended to configure a test IdP and request the SURFconext team to connect that test IdP to the SURFconext test environment.