Set up proxy certificates

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Using or Joining BeSTGRID 1. Obtain a Grid Certificate 2. Join a Virtual Organisation 3. Proxy Certificates 4. Submitting jobs with Grisu

[edit] Introduction

Some applications, such as the alternative webDAV clients for the data fabric, do not use the same security and authorisation model as BeSTGRID. In these case short lifespan certificates (SLCs) can be issued from the ARCS MyProxy service.

These certificates are issued against either a Grid Certificate or via an institutional Identity Provider (IdP) service registered with the Tuakiri New Zealand Access Federation.

[edit] Prerequisites

  • Grix will need to be installed
  • Authorisation to access BeSTGRID services by either of:

NOTE: Only Grid Certificates can be used to create SLCs with MyProxy from behind a HTTP Proxy.