Univention-App-Highlights: Secure and Centralized Authentication with Keycloak

Welcome to our fourth dive into the world of Univention apps! In this blog series, we regularly highlight exciting applications from our App Center. Today, we’re checking out Keycloak, an identity provider (IdP) that helps UCS admins manage user authentication and authorization in a secure and centralized way.

Unlocking Document Freedom with UCS and Collabora Online

Collabora and Univention have enjoyed a friendly relationship for many years, working closely on large projects such as openDesk, and sharing our time and expertise with each other at different events. We were delighted to host Univention CEO Peter Ganten as our keynote speaker for our annual conference in 2022, and have had the privilege […]

Univention-App-Highlights: Self Service for Smarter Administration

Welcome to our third dive into the world of Univention apps! In this blog series, we regularly present exciting applications from our App Center. Today, we’re featuring the Self Service app – a tool that significantly lightens the load for UCS admins by delegating certain tasks directly to users.

Univention App Highlights: Enhancing Office Solutions Through Advanced IAM Integration

Welcome back to our journey into the world of Univention apps! In this blog series, we regularly present exciting applications from our App Center. In our second episoide, we’re diving into IAM integration with two key connectors: the Microsoft 365 Connector and the Google Workspace Connector. These apps build bridges and facilitate exchange between your […]

Univention App Highlights: Top 3 for Heterogeneous Environments

Welcome to our first journey into the world of Univention applications! In this new blog series, we will regularly present exciting applications from our App Center. In the first episode, we focus on three tools for different environments: Whether you’re using Univention Corporate Server as a single domain controller, integrating the server into an existing […]

SimpleSAMLphp and Kopano Konnect Deprecated – Keycloak Will Be the Only IDP in UCS 5.2

Header: Keycloak Identity Provider

As announced, we will introduce Keycloak as the default identity provider (IDP) with UCS 5.2. That raises the question of how long the previous IDP based on SimpleSAMLphp will be supported in UCS. In this article, I explain why we have decided to link the maintenance period of SimpleSAMLphp with that of UCS Release 5.0 […]

Univention and MariaDB Offer Support for the Fail-Safe Operation of Keycloak in UCS

Since last year, the single sign-on solution Keycloak has been a central component of our identity and access management strategy. With Keycloak, third-party applications can log on to the system using standard protocols such as SAML and OpenID Connect. This means that users only have to log on once centrally and can then access all […]

Sex Education – Easier Than Ever to Integrate into the Classroom with KNOWBODY and the Univention ID Broker

Knowbody ID Broker

We are pleased to announce the latest addition to the Univention ID Broker. KNOWBODY, a young and innovative company, now makes sexual education more interactive and personal than ever before. Using videos, short games, 3D animations and even voice messages, students are introduced to the topic in a unique way. Read on to learn more […]

New Features for Keycloak as Upcoming Standard Identity Provider of UCS

With UCS 5.2 Keycloak will become the standard IDP for SAML and OpenID Connect authentication and will replace the current SimpleSAMLPHP and Kopano Connect apps. Read more about the big picture in our blog article Migration of the Identity Provider in UCS – Keycloak App now Part of the Support Scope. The first step we […]

End of Migration: Orange Celebrated Successful UCS Project Completion

Orange Migration UCS

When we at Orange decided to renew our e-mail platform, we could not yet know that we would celebrate the successful end of migration on the 5th of July 2022 in our headquarters in Paris with more than 200 guests. We initiated the project back in 2014 and are now able to look back on […]