Edugate federated access

The Edugate federation involves several Irish higher education institutions that have agreed upon a standard method of sharing information about users, in order to enable easy access to certain services with their existing login credentials. The Edugate federation is a service operated by HEAnet in co-operation with HEAnet client institutions such as Trinity College.

The end result is that staff and students can log into several HEAnet and other internet-based services using their College username and netowrk login password. This removes the need to maintain separate accounts on these systems and helps prevent password issues.

Who can use this service

Staff, Students

Getting started

Some of the relevant services are listed below. For further information on the Edugate federation please see the Edugate website.

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