[Koha] Koha Digest, Vol 187, Issue 25

Michael Kuhn mik at adminkuhn.ch
Thu Jun 3 11:06:45 NZST 2021

Hi Christopher

 > My knowledge on this is limited, but off the top of my head, I would
 > say no, you can't create an account through this method.  As you said,
 > Shibboleth is just about authentication.  You could setup a link to
 > the separate online registration, and have it in a category that would
 > authenticate right off the bat, but people might abuse that.  There
 > should be a staff member that moderates registrations...until Koha can
 > do it on it's own.  That is not likely to happen if multiple accounts
 > can use the same e-mail address.

As Jonathan Druart pointed out you just need an "autocreate" set to 1 in 
the Koha configuration file (apart from the mapping of course).

This is (somewhat sparsely) documented in 

This feature was introduced in 
(Shibboleth auto-provisioning - Create)

We tried it, it works. Another thing is syncing, we're still struggling 
with that though.

Best wishes: Michael
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