Major Projects
Improvement of OnePass System
Project Name Improvement of OnePass System
Go Live Date 2016-12-01

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 Students, Staff, Departments
Status Update

Actions and Plans in 2016 Status
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
End of 2019
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) Completed in Jan 2017
    7. MyCUHK
    Single sign-on with new Learning Management System, Office 365 and RAS
    Expected in End of 2019
    8. New IT System of CUHK Library
    Single Sign-on with MyCUHK, new Learning Management System, Office 365 and RAS
    Completed in Jul 2017
    9. Wi-Fi service under Wi-Fi Hotspot Partnership Programme (SSID – eduroam / Universities WiFi / CSL / Y5ZONE) and VPN Expected in End of 2019


 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


Project Contact: Philip Ling (