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Extending PKI Interoperability in Computational Grids

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4 Author(s)
Massimiliano Pala ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Dartmouth Coll., Dartmouth, PA ; Shreyas Cholia ; Scott A. Rea ; Sean W. Smith

One of the most successful working examples of virtual organizations, computational grids need authentication mechanisms that inter-operate across domain boundaries. Public Key Infrastructures (PKIs) provide sufficient flexibility to allow resource managers to securely grant access to their systems in such distributed environments. However, as PKIs grow and services are added to enhance both security and usability, users and applications must struggle to discover available resources-particularly when the Certification Authority (CA) is alien to the relying party. This paper1 presents how to overcome these limitations of the current grid authentication model by integrating the PKI Resource Query Protocol (PRQP) into the Grid Security Infrastructure (GSI).

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Cluster Computing and the Grid, 2008. CCGRID '08. 8th IEEE International Symposium on

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19-22 May 2008