Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of ESGF


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11/10/10 09:17:48 (9 years ago)
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pjkersha
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  • ESGF

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    44== Architectural Overview == 
    55[[Image(source:TI12-security/trunk/NDGSecurity/documentation/ESGF/ESGSecurityOverview.png)]] 
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     7=== Authentication === 
     8The Earth System Grid security architecture supports OpenID and PKI based authentication for services.  For OPeNDAP based services like TDS, the server side is configured with a filter which intercepts requests and applies these authentication schemes.  OpenID based authentication is suited to interactive login with a browser, whilst PKI based authentication is more suited to non-user interactive clients such as scripts or other programs.  The diagram below shows the interactions in a sequence: 
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     10[[Image(source:TI12-security/trunk/NDGSecurity/documentation/ESGF/OPeNDAPSSLAuthentication.png)]] 
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