Configuring institutions is rarely necessary, because their are maintained by the backend, i.e. the institutions are created, merged and deleted automatically.
Each institution has a list of identifiers.
The identifiers with the prefix
shib: are usually added manually.
We use this identifier to match a shibboleth authenticated user with a institution without saving the user institution in the database.
The identifier itself is usually the IdP of the institution and extracted from
eduPersonTargetedID that has the format
If a repository is associated to an institution, it will be preselected in case of a deposit and the user has a relation to the institute.