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UWM Web Authentication also known as SAML or Shibboleth Environment
This article provides information about UWM's Web Authentication service
The UWM Web Authentication service is a branded deployment of the Shibbloeth single sign-on and federated authentication framework used to provide a standard method to access Web delivered services using the ePantherACCOUNT.
The service is primarily infrastructure in nature and generally used by IT staff. This service delivers a uniform authentication user interface in the form of a sign-on page. The service responds to requests to validate credentials and provide attribute values for any service registered to use the UWM Web Authentication Service.
- Professional IT staff
Credentials needed for access
An active ePantherID and password are required to access this service.
Professional University IT staff who would like to register a service to use the UWM Web Authentication service should contact the IAM Infrastructure Team by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IAM Steering Committee reserves the right to limit access to this service to fulfill the requirements of credential assurance or mitigate data access risks.
This service is available 24/7 except during scheduled maintenance periods and unscheduled outages. For information about timeframes when service is unavailable, visit uwm.edu/gettechhelp.
Scheduled Maintenance Windows
The defined standing maintenance window for the UWM Web Authentication service is Sunday from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Scheduled or Unplanned Outages
Information about scheduled or unplanned outages is posted at uwm.edu/gettechhelp.
There are no charges associated with the use of this service.
To report a technical issue with the UWM Web Authentication service, contact the UWM Help Desk at 414-229-4040, toll free at 877-381-3459 or visit uwm.edu/helpdesk.
To ask questions about the operation of the UWM Web Authentication service or the registration of another service to use UWM Web Authentication, use the Identity and Access Management contact form at uwm.edu/iam.