Spring 2009 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Design and Usage of an External Authorization System

Time 04/29/09 03:00PM-04:00PM

Session Abstract

Within the EGEE-III project, SWITCH, CNAF, HIP and NIKHEF are developing an authorization system, that can be generally applied across multiple applications. This service allows for policies to be maintained in a centralized, distributed, or hybrid model. It also attempts to address various issues dealing with the complexity of authoring policies for common use cases. This presentation will focus on three areas:
* the architecture of the service and issues that arise when attempting to create a fault tolerant authorization system
* lessons learned from attempting to integrate an external authorization service into applications
* the future directions for such a service, including how it interacts with the Swiss identify federation

Speakers

Speaker Chad LaJoie SWITCH

Presentation Media

media item thumbnail External Authorisation System (pdf)

Speaker Chad LaJoie SWITCH

Speaker Robert Link Northrop Grumman

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