Executive Summary: A person needs to register his or her identity in order to use XSEDE services and resources.
No effort or changes are proposed at this time.
|Component||User facing?||Component’s role in the capability|
|Kerberos||no||The XSEDE Kerberos service manages passwords for all registered XSEDE users and provides the password authentication service on which XSEDE's Identity and Access Management is based.|
|XSEDE Central Database (XCDB)||no||The XSEDE Central Database (XCDB) stores all XSEDE user profile information (usernames, full names, email addresses, organizational affiliation, etc.) except for each user's XSEDE password.|
|XSEDE User Portal (XUP)||yes||The XSEDE User Portal (XUP) is the primary web interface for XSEDE and it provides the user interface for registering with XSEDE.|