Note that the software on this page is no longer generally supported.
For GridShib CA software, please see the CILogon website.
GridShib distributes four software components:
GridShib for Globus Toolkit,
GridShib for Shibboleth, the
GridShib Certification Authority, and the
GridShib SAML Tools.
See the FAQ for details about each software component
For information on installation, testing, and support,
visit the GridShib Support page.
Previous versions of GridShib are listed on the
GridShib is licensed under the terms of the
Globus Toolkit 4.0 Public License.
For GT 4.0.1 or above, Globus has adopted the
Apache License, Version 2.0.
See Ian Foster's article License to Grid for background information.
This software is no longer supported except for ongoing us in the TeraGrid Science Gateways program. New adoption of GridShib for Globus Toolkit is not encouraged due to the Globus Project discontinuing development of the Java-based web services.
GridShib for Globus Toolkit (GT) is a software plugin for GT 4.0. GridShib for GT consumes X.509-bound SAML assertions issued by the GridShib CA or the GridShib SAML Tools.
Globus Toolkit® is a registered trademark of the University of Chicago.
This software is no longer supported.
This is GridShib for Shibboleth2, a set of software plugins for a Shibboleth 2 Identity Provider. GridShib for Shibboleth2 implements the OASIS SAML V2.0 Holder-of-Key Web Browser SSO Profile.
GridShib for Shibboleth2 requires a Shibboleth 2.0 Identity Provider. (Early versions of GridShib for Shibboleth that require a Shibboleth 1.3 Identity Provider are available in the archives.)
Download GridShib for Shibboleth2® v0.1.0 (docs)
Shibboleth® is a registered trademark of Internet2.
This software is no longer supported except for ongoing us in the TeraGrid Science Gateways program.
The GridShib SAML Tools issue or request SAML assertions and optionally bind these assertions to X.509 proxy certificates.
The GridShib SAML Tools require Java 1.4.2 (or later) and Ant 1.6.2 (or later). You can try an online demo of the GridShib SAML Tools before downloading.
Download the GridShib SAML Tools v0.5.0 (docs) (api) (CHANGES)
A read-only copy of the repository contents can be checked out
anonymously using pserver. Type the following CVS commands, pressing
the "Enter" key when prompted for a password:
$ export CVSROOT=:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/home/globdev/CVS/globus-packages
$ cvs login
$ cvs -z3 co gridshib/gt # GridShib for GT
$ cvs -z3 co gridshib/opensaml2/idp # GridShib for Shib2
$ cvs -z3 co gridshib/gridshib-ca # GridShib CA
$ cvs -z3 co gridshib/saml # GridShib SAML Tools
Please visit the
Globus Alliance CVS page
for more detailed information about Globus CVS.