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ProjectShortName Project Status Report

Period: January 2010 - March 2010

I. Major accomplishments

Extenstive disussions with ORCA on integration of Shibboleth. Constructed simple Shibboleth demos showing desktop client accessing Shibboleth protected resource; code shared with ORCA.

A. Milestones achieved

Project milestones not yet finalized.

B. Deliverables made

Developed and circulated a draft of "Federated * in GENI".

II. Description of work performed during last quarter

A. Activities and findings

  • Extensive discussions with Jeff Chase, Vicraj Thomas, and Steven Schwab exploring how two different security models -- GENI and Shibboleth -- can be combined.
  • Construction of simple Shibboleth demos showing desktop client accessing Shibboleth protected resource; code shared with ORCA.
  • Arrange to construct Shibboleth SP in the ORCA lab, using the Duke Shibboleth IDP.
  • Discussion of how to leverage existing campus middleware infrastructure (authN and groups/authZ) to address GENI use cases.
  • Develop plan for more extensive demo of Shib + ORCA at GEC 7
  • Various discussions with GENI security team (Steve Schwab)
  • Worked with GENI ORCA cluster on inclusion of Shibboleth in their architecture; began developing an integrated campus-GENI demo for GEC8
  • Joined control framework working group
  • Engaged with Stephen Schwab and Cobham on Spiral 2 and 3 security architectures
  • Met with GENI PO to discuss addition points of collaboration
  • Participated in GEC 7
  • Started discussion on moving the conversation forward to authorization and the possible use of COmanage and Grouper in creating and storing attributes.

B. Project participants

Steven Carmody
Ken Klingenstein

C. Publications (individual and organizational)

D. Outreach activities

E. Collaborations

ORCA control framework.

F. Other Contributions