pre-GDB - AuthZ WG - at FermiLab

Lecture Hall (1st floor) (IARC Building) (FNAL)

Lecture Hall (1st floor) (IARC Building)



Monthly meeting of the WLCG Grid Deployment Board See also Twiki GDB area for actions and summaries

This pre-GDB will be hosted at FermiLab.


Venue: Illinois Accelerator Research Center (IARC) at Fermilab
- Illinois Accelerator Research Center (IARC) will appear on Google Maps. Use that for directions.
- There is ample parking directly across from the IARC bldg.
- Some attendees have already booked a hotel room at "Hyatt House Naperville/Warrenville"

Please register at Registration is mandatory to be granted entry to Fermilab.  

A mini-FIM4R (Federated Identity Management for Research) workshop will take place on Thursday the 12th of September. The objective is to explore a range of topics in Federated Identity Management relevant to multiple communities. Registration and agenda will be made available at

We will be using the Zoom videoconferencing client detailed at 
Ian sent the password to the list. 


Mine, Brian, Martin, Andrea, Tanya, Tony, Eduardo, Jeny, Dave D, Edgar, Matt, David C, Dave K, Maarten, Ian, Tom, Hannah, Bret

Remote: Oliver, Tom, Linda, David Cohen

Next Steps Discussion:

  • Document signing
    • Copyright statement & License
    • Publish in Zenodo
    • Living document on github (later)?
    • Tuesday 17th, MB presentation, generate pdf 
    • Request comments by Friday 20th 
    • Target certain people for specific feedback
    • Friday 20th; remove author list resolve comments, pdf, put on Twiki, send to MB
    • Request MB to approve/feedback
    • Call it 1.0, add author list  
    • After MB, publish on Zenodo 
  • New "DOMA/DTEAM/WLCG test" token issuer, IAM instance that supports this profile
    • Neutral non-VO testing instance
    • WLCG instance still up at CERN, meant for setting up CERN specific solution


  • @All, add names as authors
  • @Hannah Schedule specific discussion on use of certificates for token issuing & token issuer communication (TLS)
  • @Hannah send call for feedback to list and to specific people (e.g. VOs)
  • @Hannah prepare pdf for MB on Tuesday 17th



There are minutes attached to this event. Show them.
    • 9:30 AM 12:30 PM
      WLCG Authorisation Working Group: WLCG Authorisation Working Group Session

      Morning slot to progress work done within the Working Group (details at

      • 9:30 AM
        Welcome and Objectives Setting 10m
      • 9:40 AM
        Schema Document 1h

        Wrapping up the WLCG Token Schema

      • 10:30 AM
        Break 20m
      • 10:40 AM
        Next steps 1h

        Understanding operational impact of moving to the new scheme. Planning concrete steps for encouraging movement to IAM.

    • 12:00 PM 1:30 PM
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 1:30 PM 5:20 PM
      Fermilab/DUNE/WLCG Future Plans

      Session to understand the needs and visions of Fermilab, DUNE and WLCG

    • 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
      Dinner at Country House Restaurant 2h

      Please sign up at this Doodle