Documentation of eduGAIN database access API

Method: edugain_status

Description:

Provides basic status information about metadata aggregation.

Supported formats: json, print_r

Arguments used:

fed_id (optional)
allowed values: a federation code (see list_fed_codes for a list of available codes).
limits the results to a single federation.
format (optional)
default: json
allowed values: any supported format

Returns:
if a valid federation code is present return an array of:

  • code - the Federation Code
  • feed_pull_time - the UTC timestamp of last successful mmetadata pull
  • last_validation - last successfull metadata validation
  • valid_until - the validUntil value as set in last successfully validated federation metadata
  • creationinstant - the creationInstant value as set in last successfully validated federation metadata
  • valid_sec - validity time remaining in seconds
  • feed_problem - 0 when all is fine, 1 when validation fails, 2 when feed is unavailable
  • feed_problem_desc - a textual description of the problem
when no federation code is present an array of code-indexed participating federations with details as described above

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