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Shibboleth Maintenance

Last updated on August 11, 2016 at 4:09PM

Information Technology Services (ITS) will perform scheduled maintenance on Shibboleth IdP (Identity Provider) during the Sunday (August 14) maintenance window. Shibboleth will be upgraded to the latest version in order to maintain a secure service and to receive all security bug and severe non-security bug updates.

Any service using Penn State Shibboleth IdP, such as WebAssign, Turnitin, VoiceThread, and will experience a very short service interruption (approximately one minute) between 6:30 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on Sunday. It is not expected that the outage will affect normal production hours.

For more information, please contact the IT Service Desk (

NOTE: Historic alerts such as this may be visible for a limited time. For latest alerts, see

Impact Information

  • Incident Type:
    Scheduled Maintenance or Upgrade
  • Locations affected:
    All locations
  • Issue Resolved