The ACOnet Identity Federation is a service by ACOnet, the Austrian Academic Computer Network (NREN) for science, research, education and culture.


See Joining for how to become a federation member and participate in the and/or eduroam service.

The ACOnet Identity Federation currently defines two services (called Technical Profiles in the Policy): allows providers of content and services (such as databases, journals or research and collaboration tools) to grant users from other organizations access to their web-based resources without having to locally manage usernames and associated passwords. is based on SAML2 and the saml2int deployment profile.

See for an overview.
See in this wiki for technical information.

eduroam allows users of participating institutions to access the wireless network at other participating organizations using their home institution's credentials. All this with a minimal adminstrative overhead. Depending on local policies at the visited institutions, eduroam participants may also have additional resources at their disposal.

See for an overview.
See eduroam in this wiki for technical information.

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