XSEDE Capability Delivery Plan for "GRP-09: Synchronize an external group"

Use Case GRP-09: Synchronize an external group

Area: Account Management
URLs: Public, Review

Executive Summary: A community member needs to synchronize a group’s membership with a group defined in another system so applications that use groups for access control (use cases GRP-12, -13, -14) can reference a group that is primarily managed in another system. E.g., a multi-institution research team uses the Open Science Grid’s VOMS service to define its membership, and an XSEDE L3 service provider at Indiana University wants to authorize jobs submitted by the team. The IU resource is already integrated with XSEDE’s group system, so it would be less expensive and less complicated to use an XSEDE group than to install a local VOMS instance and use it for access control.

URLs: Public
First CDP: 2017-11-15
Current Implementation Status: 
Issues to be Addressed: 
Issues Remaining: 
  • User-created groups
  • Application of multi-factor authentication
  • External group synchronization