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Welcome on SWITCH Forge

SWITCH Forge is supposed to facilitate the development of projects where SWITCH is involved in by providing various often required functions and features that one would expect from a good project environment platform. This includes a wiki, bug tracking, news and activity pages and of course svn/cvs/git repository integration.

Have a look at the Projects Page to see all public projects.

Forge is fully accessible from the public Internet. Users can access it via AAI/eduGAIN or via registered accounts. Registered accounts have to be manually approved by SWITCH staff members. Forge only hosts projects if they were initiated by SWITCH or if at least one SWITCH staff member is part of the project team.

Please contact Fergus Kerins:
  • If you want to add a project
  • If you want to connect your subversion repository (e.g. subversion.switch.ch) to a project
  • If you have any problems, comments, suggestions etc...

Subversion Access
This instance also hosts a subversion repository that generally has public read access. It is accessible via:

svn checkout [--username=<username>] https://subversion.switch.ch/svn/general/<repository>
svn checkout [--username=<username>] https://subversion.switch.ch/svn/shibboleth/<repository>
svn checkout [--username=<username>] https://subversion.switch.ch/svn/smscg

If you need subversion access for a specific project, find a machine where htpasswd is installed, execute the command

htpasswd -cm svn_md5_password_#YOUR_USERNAME#.dat #YOUR_USERNAME#
and send the resulting file to the project manager of the project where you need SVN access.

Latest news

SWITCHwayf: Version 1.20.2 released
Added by Lukas Hämmerle 3 months ago

SWITCHwayf: Version 1.20.1 released
Added by Lukas Hämmerle 12 months ago

SWITCHwayf: Version 1.20 released
Version 1.20 of the SWITCHwayf includes new features and improvements. Among them support for the Hide-From-Discovery entity category, improved metadata processing and logging as well as an option to hide loading logos from remote URLs.
Added by Lukas Hämmerle over 1 year ago

uApprove: uApprove 2.6.0 Release
Introduces LDAP-storage support and some minor changes, features and a bug fix.
Added by Lukas Hämmerle about 2 years ago

SWITCHwayf: Version 1.19.4 released
Improves the rendering of central Discovery Service on mobile devices.
Added by Lukas Hämmerle about 2 years ago

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Latest projects

  • Servicecontacts (2016-05-12 15:32)
  • Shibboleth IdP V3 Kerberos Authentication Flow (2015-02-12 11:08)

    The Kerberos Authentication Flow for the Shibboleth Identity Provider version 3 will allow users to authenticate via the SPNEGO authentication protocol using their existing Kerberos login.

    The "Kerberos Authentication Flow" will be the successor of the Kerberos Login Handler for the IdP version 2....

  • Swiss edu-ID (Public) (2015-01-29 15:58)

    The Swiss edu-ID is a persistent virtual identity SWITCH is developing for use by Swiss Higher Education institutions. It is designed to be secure and recognised worldwide.

  • SubprojTest (2014-05-09 14:37)
  • Web Meeting Trainings (2014-04-09 15:11)