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EUROMICRO Conference (2007)
Lubeck, Germany
Aug. 28, 2007 to Aug. 31, 2007
ISSN: 1089-6503
ISBN: 0-7695-2977-1
pp: 367-374
Ralf Groeper , Hanover, Germany
Christian Grimm , Hanover, Germany
Stefan Piger , Hanover, Germany
Jan Wiebelitz , Hanover, Germany
Shibboleth-based federations emerge in numerous countries, especially in the academic sector. Leveraging these federations for authentication and authorization purposes in Grid computing is one aim of current research. In this paper an architecture for delivering attributes managed by both, Shibboleth IdPs and VOMS, to Grid resources for authentication and authorization purposes is presented. Special focus lies on linking web-based Shibboleth federations with the X.509 certificate-based grid security infrastructure by using a short lived certificate service as a trust-proxy between these worlds.

J. Wiebelitz, C. Grimm, R. Groeper and S. Piger, "An Architecture for Authorization in Grids using Shibboleth and VOMS," EUROMICRO '07. 2007 33rd Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications(EUROMICRO), Lubeck, 2007, pp. 367-374.
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