About Oman KID

<ul> <li>Oman KID is an authentication system connecting local academic and research organizations.</li> <li>Shibboleth Framework, has two major halves:</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&bull; an identity provider (IdP) and<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&bull;a service provider (SP)</p> <ul> <li>Offers a way for users to access multiple services with a federated single sign-on framework.</li> <li>Federated Single Sign-On Authentication Service - authentication across multiple applications and organizations the system allows users to login from their home organization (university, institute etc..) using their id and password they use there</li> <li>Strong Security Standards &ndash; an Open source project.</li> <li>Connects service providers (SPs) and identity providers(IdPs)</li> <li>Manages user access to TRC applications &amp; resources</li> <li>Has the ability to connect to international federation systems</li> <li>Creates user profiles automatically in the Research Directory Application</li> </ul>