publication . Conference object . Article . Other literature type . 2017

x509-free access to WLCG resources

Vincenzo De Notaris;
Open Access English
  • Published: 23 Nov 2017
  • Country: Finland
Abstract
Access to WLCG resources is authenticated using an x509 and PKI infrastructure. Even though HEP users have always been exposed to certificates directly, the development of modern Web Applications by the LHC experiments calls for simplified authentication processes keeping the underlying software unmodified. In this work we will show a solution with the goal of providing access to WLCG resources using the user’s home organisations credentials, without the need for user-acquired x509 certificates. In particular, we focus on identity providers within eduGAIN, which interconnects research and education organisations worldwide, and enables the trustworthy exchange of...
Subjects
free text keywords: Computing and Computers, 114 Physical sciences, General Physics and Astronomy, Web application, business.industry, business, Public key infrastructure, Security token, Credential, Computer security, computer.software_genre, computer, Authentication, Computer science, X.509, Certificate authority, Trust anchor
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publication . Conference object . Article . Other literature type . 2017

x509-free access to WLCG resources

Vincenzo De Notaris;