New central web authentication in operation


On September 15 th, 2021, the HRZ launched the new central login service “” based on the Shibboleth software.

Apart from the new web address and the slightly different look, nothing will change for users of the service.

Important information for admins

The following information is aimed specifically at operators of applications that are connected to the central logon service. With the start of operations, the previous service ( has been merged with the service operated by the DFN ( In addition to the more descriptive name, the new central web authentication creates the basis for reacting more flexibly and quickly to new requirements in the future.

The new service can still be reached at the old addresses. This enables you as the operator to switch over flexibly. A date for the final shutdown of the old endpoints has not yet been set. We will of course contact you in good time before the switch-off with all the necessary information on the changes to be made in connection with the changeover.

You will soon find all updated information on our website.

If you have any questions about the new service, please contact the