Information Technology Services Centre - Improvement of OnePass System
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  • Title Improvement of OnePass System
    Go Live Date

    2016 - Summer 2017 (in phases)



    CUHK OnePass went live in Feb 2015, aiming at heightening security by introducing centralized authentication to all applications. This project is to enhance different parts of the service.

    Serving User Groups Staff and Students
    Status Update  

    Actions and Plans in 2016


    For Service Availability

    • Review OnePass authentication data flow and enhance service monitoring on each components


    • Study disaster recovery (for a long period of service failure) with alternative authentication service

    Summer 2017

    For Service Coverage

    • Introduce OnePass authentication to more services:
      1. Office 365 for students and staff

      Completed during Late 2014 - early 2016
      2. Registration and Attendance System (RAS)

      Completed in Summer 2016
      3. PC LAN login in User Area and Learning Commons

      Completed in Aug 2016

      4. CUHK1x - new SSID
      allows you to get connected to Wi-Fi automatically without manual login each time

      Completed in Oct 2016

      5. CUHK Research Portal (AIMS)

      Completed in Dec 2016
      6. New Learning Management System (replacing eLearning)

      Expected in Jan 2017
      7. MyCUHK
      Single sign-on with new Learning Management System, Office 365 and RAS 

      Expected in Summer 2017
      8. New IT System of CUHK Library
      Single Sign-on with MyCUHK, new Learning Management System, Office 365 and RAS

      Expected in Summer 2017
      9. Wi-Fi service under Wi-Fi Hotspot Partnership Programme (SSID - eduroam / Universities WiFi / CSL / Y5ZONE) and VPN Expected in Summer 2017

     In Progress


    • Assist CUHK departments and units to integrate their systems with OnePass authentication under standardized technical mechanism and procedures

    On-going, from 2015

    For User Consultation

    On-going, from 2015

    Enquiry Project Contact: Philip Ling (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)