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Short Description

This work builds on the specification of the F-TICKS format in order to measure the amount of authentication events within an Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure (AAI), in particular eduGAIN.

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Format 

Available  from here:   F-ticks standard


How to configure your Shibboleth IdP to send the F-ticks 

Easily done in 2 steps:

1) Modify the file "logback.xml"  adding this part of code  right above    "<!-- F-TICKS syslog destination -->"


<!-- F-TICKS syslog destination. -->
<appender name="IDP_FTICKS_GEANT" class="ch.qos.logback.classic.net.SyslogAppender">
<syslogHost>  IP.ADDRESS.OFTHE.COLLECTOR  </syslogHost>
<port>514</port>
<facility>AUTH</facility>
<suffixPattern>[%thread] %logger %msg</suffixPattern>
</appender>
<logger name="Shibboleth-FTICKS" level="ALL" additivity="false">
<appender-ref ref="IDP_FTICKS_GEANT"/>
</logger>

2) Restart the service with the following command:


export JAVA_HOME=/usr/lib/jvm/default-java
/bin/sh /opt/shibboleth-idp/bin/reload-service.sh -id shibboleth.LoggingService



Reference Material

F-TICKS Working Plan: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1R0GDwYZvkONCR65GwhqydIXzsUo6plK4GwGuBf6oCXk/edit?usp=sharing

F-TICKS GitHub Repository:  https://github.com/GEANT/CampusIdPFThicks

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