[WG-OTTO] Notes from "A vision of future metadata management" meeting
mike at gluu.org
Thu Oct 15 11:00:37 CDT 2015
Some quick notes: Rainer facilitated a call with myself, Janusz, Steve
Olshansky (ISOC), Licia Florio (Geant) to discuss "a vision of future
The idea was basically that trust management by a central organization
is a similar requirement for several technical use cases, and the
potential exists to collaborate on the solution we have been
brainstorming at OTTO.
Licia gave an interesting overview of Geant's PKI policy bridge: a
central organizatoin accredits CA's by evaluating policies against a set
of requirements defined in profiles, which are the result of what the
RP's need to trust the CA's. The certificates can then be downloaded as
a bundle. Sounds awfully like a SAML federation, where entities are
submitting self-signed certificates (basically root certificates!).
Steve's feedback from ISOC was "interesting, might be something there...
send more info."
Licia asked for a doc on the solutions that were available, and a
summary of some of the work that is going on. Steve emphasized that use
cases were especially valuable to help him build the case for
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