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    Janet

    A place to share information on all aspects of eduroam in the UK.

    Follow us on Twitter @eduroamuk - for news, interest, information, photos and fun.

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    Guidance document - Cost of Implementing eduroam

    eduroam(UK) Technical Specification Summary of Recommendations Checklist

    eduroam(UK) Technical Specification Summary of Requirements Checklist

    eduroam(UK) Technical...

    Group
    Janet

    Welcome to the Jisc Certificate Service group.

    The service offers a number of different X509 SSL certificates, including Extended Validation certificates that give users the highest possible assurance, as well as S/MIME email certificates for digitally signing emails. Jisc has an agreement with the Certificate Authority, QuoVadis who is the provider of the certificates.

    The service has been running since 2006 and has issued many thousands of certificates to organisations in UK...

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    Community

    Members of the research and education community within the United Kingdom regularly make use of various types of online services, including web-based e-resources, wireless network access, and cloud-based applications. Many of these services require authentication of a user's identity, and many additionally require the release of attributes relating to that identity for authorisation purposes. Access and Identity management technologies and services aim to fulfil this need for robust...

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    Community

    This Community is for the UK e-Science CA. The UK e-Science CA is an IGTF CA which issues globally (but not universally) trusted certificates to grid and e-infrastructure participants (hosts and users) in the UK.

    The purpose of this community is to collect and coordinate information relevant to the CA for/with the core stakeholders. One of the issues discussed here is the potential migration of the CA to the JANET Certificate Service.

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    Janet

    Project Moonshot is a Janet-led initiative, in partnership with the GÉANT project and others, to develop a single unifying technology for extending the benefits of federated identity to a broad range of non-Web services, including Cloud infrastructures, High Performance Computing & Grid infrastructures and other commonly deployed services including mail, file store, remote access and instant messaging.

    The goal of the technology is to enable the management of access to a broad...

    Group
    Janet

    Welcome to the Janet group for customers in the Southeast, including Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and Kent.  It is intended to provide region specific information to Janet customers, including localised news and events.

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    Community

    This is an open group for background information and updates on the Jisc funded safe share project working with partners in the Farr Institute, Medical Bioinformatics initiative and Administrative Data Research Network (ADRN).

    There are two project streams:

    Higher assurance network (HAN) projectAuthentication, Authorisation and Accounting Infrastructure (AAAI) project

    December 2016 Update:

    Jisc have agreed to take forward the safe share higher assurance network (HAN) stream...

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    Community

    The Janet SDN (Software Defined Network) testbed is available for use by academic networking researchers.  If you’re interested in using it, read on, or jump to the contact information at the foot of this text. If you log in to the Communities area and have joined the SDN testbed group, you can also view more details of the testbed design and configuration.

    About SDN

    If you’ve stumbled onto this page and just want to find out more about SDN in general, then you...

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    Janet

    The use of a two factor system to authenticate users to access online services is not new but a topic of great interest to Janet and the UK research and education community. Recently, conversations have taken place across various groups and stakeholders regarding the benefits (or not) of using two factor, and around the various options there exist.

    This community group has been set up to create a point where experiences and ideas, and use cases for two factor authentication can be made...