Authentication service updates

The shibboleth authentication service for Penn State Access Accounts ( will undergo 2 configuration changes this week to further improve reliability when dealing with the problem encountered with alert-4381. Users should not experience any problems while these rolling updates are applied.

These two changes are described in Service Now under:
Dec 19, 2016 – CHG0039778
Dec 20, 2016 – CHG0039779

More information: Authentication service updates

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