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*URGENT UPDATE on DOE GRIDS CA Service Transition and OSG CA Availability*

As was first announced in December 2011 , the DOEGrids CA will cease providing certificate services on March 23rd 2013 and is now in the final stages of transitioning services to a new CA managed by the Open Science Grid (OSG). Most DOE Grids CA communities are in the process of transitioning to the new OSG service an d most users may now begin using the OSG CA.

Please contact your RA with any questions or concerns you may have to ensure continuation of your certificate services after March 2013. Please review the transition website for comprehe nsive information on the service transition.

DOEGrids Certificate Authority

Last updated: Jan 31, 2013

Release Notes


Certificate Service


DOEGrids CA Certificate information: 

     PEM encoded

     DER encoded




DOEGrids distribution for Globus support (tar)


Important PKI links

Research Papers & Presentations

  1. One Time Password Authentication for Open High Performance Computing Environments (PDF)

  2. One Time Passwords in DOE Computing Environments (PDF, HTML)

  3. Grid Integrated Radius Authentication Fabric (PDF, DOC)

  4. ESnet Security Incident Response Services (PDF, DOC)

  5. Radius and Securid presentation (HTML), (PDF)

  6. Grid Authentication profiles (PDF), (DOC)

  7. ESnet Hardware Security Module Evaluation (PDF)(DOC)

  8. ESnet CA Naming Convention (DOC)

  9. FusionGrid Firewall report (HTML)




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