XSEDE Capability Delivery Plan for "IDM-17: Obtain a high-assurance X.509 certificate"

Use Case IDM-17: Obtain a high-assurance X.509 certificate

Area: Account Management
URLs: Review

Executive Summary: A community member needs to obtain a high-assurance X.509 identity certificate in order to access a service that uses these certificates for authentication.

Organization: 
XSEDE
First CDP: 2020-03-11
Current CDP: 
Current Implementation Status: 
Time & Effort Summary: 

This use case is fully satisfied by the CILogon service and CILogon's Silver CA. No further effort is required.

Significant Revisions:
  • 2020-03-11 13:10 (current revision)
This capability is currently supported by the following 1 components:
Component User facing? Component’s role in the capability
CILogon yes CILogon provides this capability via its Silver CA. Researchers who login to CILogon can obtain an X.509 certificate for use in the web browser or to export for use in other applications. If the researcher logs into CILogon using a suitable identity provider, the X.509 certificate is issued by the Silver CA, which satisfies the use case.