SmeeFeds, an unplanned federation add-on for Smee
SmeeFeds is a small federation management extension to Smee for use in research, testing and development.
The main reason SmeeFeds was hurriedly put together on a Sunday afternoon is that I needed to test Smee with a variety of NREN federations and my various scattered notes and comments and tests with URLs and certificate fingerprints were becoming a nuisance.
Smee has tools for handling the sources of SAML metadata but nothing to represent the publishers of metadata. SmeeFeds adds a few tools for handling federations and includes a large collection of information about research and education federations.
At the moment the data still needs a lot of work but it’s still allowed me to test Smee with almost 70 different sources of metadata and find a few bugs in the process.
It’s possibly an over-engineered solution to that problem but it was fun.