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Version 1.21 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle 11 months ago

The changes of this version are:
  • Allow loading configuration from a path in a web server environment variable to allow multi-tenant deployments. Code provided by Guillaume Rousse.
  • Added code to readMetadata.php to ignore comments. Contributed by Chris Philips
  • Manually added/Discovery Feed IdPs can now also be added as most used IdPs
  • Updated JQuery to v3.2.1
  • Hide IdPs also from category 'Last Used IdP'
  • User HTTP post has preference over session cookies set by 'remember' checkbox
  • Various other improvements suggested by Guillaume Rousse.
  • Removed SWITCH-specific strings from languages file
  • Made Javascript less prone to conflicts thanks to contributed code from Christian Glahn

All issues associated with this release: SWITCHwayf v1.21
The new version can be downloaded on the Files page
Also have a look at the update instructions in the Wiki.

Version 1.20.2 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle over 2 years ago

This version fixes a bugs and updates the JQuery library. The bug fixed (thanks to Olivier Salaün for reporting this)

  • Bug #3736: WAYF can't consume SAML metadata with IdPs only

This bug only affects deployments that consume SAML2 metadata which contains IdPs exclusively. In such cases, the file SProvider.metadata.php, which contains all the Service Provider information, might not be updated when metadata is reloaded..

All issues associated with this release: SWITCHwayf v1.20.2
The new version can be downloaded on the Files page

Version 1.20.1 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle almost 3 years ago

This version fixes a few bugs and corrects a few typos. In particular:

  • Bug #3514: readMetadata.php now uses previous IDProvider.metadata.php and SProvider.metadata.php if SAML metadata could not be parsed
  • Bug #3526: Chrome now also correctly displays Remember-for-Session checkbox above drop down list in improved drop down list

All issues associated with this release: SWITCHwayf v1.20.1
The new version can be downloaded on the Files page

Version 1.20 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle over 3 years ago

The changes of this version are:
  • Added support for Hide-From-Discovery ($supportHideFromDiscoveryEntityCategory in config.php)
  • Ensured that metadata is not processed multiple times when it changed
  • Fixed a bug that affected Discovery URLs in metadata containing GET arguments
  • Added an option to central and embedded WAYF (var wayf_disable_remote_idp_logos) to disable loading logo images from third party hosts/remote URLs.
  • Improved logging to system log
  • Updated Japanese language pack (contributed by Takeshi Nishimura)
  • Updated JQuery library to v1.11.2

All issues associated with this release: SWITCHwayf v1.20
The new version can be downloaded on the Files page
Also have a look at the update instructions in the Wiki.

Version 1.19.4 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle about 4 years ago

This version includes a small CSS/HTML improvement that concerns the appearance of the central Discovery Service. On mobile devices zooming is now allowed and the organisation drop-down menu now uses the full width on small screens. In particular this issue is:
  • Change #3199: Mobile devices and "viewport" meta tag

Version 1.19.3 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle over 4 years ago

This version fixes a few bugs and comes with a few code updates. In particular:

  • Bug #3084: readMetadata.php did not load proper SAML1 IdP endpoints
  • Bug #3108: The list of Identity Providers within the categories is now sorted case-insensitive
  • Change #3040: Load newer version of JQuery only for version < 1.5
  • Change #3123: Improved parsing to handle large metadata files
  • Change #3124: JQuery library is updated

Version 1.19.2 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle almost 5 years ago

This version fixes a few bugs that were discovered after a few weeks of production operation in SWITCHaai. In particular:

  • Bug #2955: Javascript error due to new lines in metadata elements
  • Bug #2956: Language string not substituted in federation URL
  • Bug #2958: Drop-down list height of Embedded WAYF sometimes too small
  • Bug #2986: Default IdP for Embedded WAYF not working anymor

Version 1.19.1 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle almost 5 years ago

This version fixes a few bugs and optimizes the work flow for installations that allow users to permanently remember their selection. In particular:

  • Fixed a bug that listed the last used IdPs in wrong order
  • Fixed a bug where Identity Providers would not be shown in the drop-down
    list unless there was at least one entry in IDProviders.conf.php
  • The default category 'unknown' is now also shown in case the last used
    category is displayed.
  • Saved one click to permanently save a default organisation.
  • Changed some language strings

Version 1.19 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle about 5 years ago

The changes of this version are:

  • Added search-as-you-type support to Embedded WAYF. This feature is off by default as it is currently experimental. Can be activated with the option 'wayf_use_improved_drop_down_list'.
  • Added MDUI logo support. Only favicon logos (16x16 px) will be used. The logos will be dynamically loaded and only if they are visible
  • Added new setting to central ('$showNumOfPreviouslyUsedIdPs') and embedded WAYF ('wayf_num_last_used_idps') to show last used IdPs at top of drop down list. The default value is 3.
  • Added Embedded WAYF option 'wayf_overwrite_from_other_federations_text' to overwrite the category name of IdPs from other federations
  • Added Embedded WAYF option 'wayf_auto_redirect_if_logged_in' that automatically sends a user to the wayf_return_url if he already is authenticated.
  • Replaced the term 'Home Organisation' in the language strings to more generic terms that probably are better understood by users.
  • SP names from MDUI metadata elements are now used if available
  • Small styling changes/CSS improvements
  • Bug fixes and code refactoring

All issues associated with this release: <https://forge.switch.ch/redmine/projects/wayf/versions/56>
The new version can be downloaded on the Files page
Also have a look at the Update Instructions in the Wiki.

Version 1.18 released

Added by Lukas Hämmerle over 5 years ago

The changes of this version are:

  • Changed default SessionInitiator of the Embedded WAYF to /Login because this has been the default SessionInitiator in Shibboleth for quite some time now.
  • Corrected viewport meta tag separator of default header as suggested by Andrew Sokolov from Saint Petersburg State University
  • Fixed a bug in the IdP preselection of the embedded wayf when additional IdPs where added
  • Removed as many SWITCH-specific graphics and texts as possible.
  • Introduced configuration options to allow easier customization. Run php update-config.php to create an updated configuration file with your current settings.
  • Added some optimizations to the drop-down list search-as-you type feature
  • The log file now logs - if possible - also the SP entityID/providerId
  • Some small styling changes/CSS improvements
  • Added Japanese locales from the GakuNin version of SWITCHwayf
  • Some bug fixes

The new version can be downloaded on the Files page
Also have a look at the Update Instructions in the Wiki.

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