OpenID-based authentication


Every web application supporting authentication using OpenID is available in SIR. Registered applications can also access optional attributes, according to the applicable attribute release policies.

OpenID is an open, decentralized standard for user authentication and access control, allowing users to log onto many services with the same digital identity. It is a Single sign-on (SSO) method of access control.

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User identifiers MUST be one of the following:

Access rights:

  • Any institution participating in SIR.

Mandatory attributes:

At least one of the following sets:

Optional attributes:

Attributes sent through OpenID:

  • OpenID identifier:
    • Common schema, according to the chosen base language:
    • User data, produced from:
      • uid@sHO
      • cn@sHO
      • ePTI@sHO
      • iMMA
  • SRE attributes (only for registered applications):
    • openid.sreg.fullname
    • openid.sreg.nickname