Sep 21 – 25, 2020
(teleconference only)
Europe/Paris timezone

From Identity-Based Authorization to Capabilities: SciTokens, JWTs, and OAuth

Sep 25, 2020, 5:00 PM

HTCondor user presentations Workshop session


Jim Basney (University of Illinois)


In this presentation, I will introduce the SciTokens model ( for federated capability-based authorization in distributed scientific computing. I will compare the OAuth and JWT security standards with X.509 certificates, and I will discuss ongoing work to migrate HTCondor use cases from certificates to tokens.

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Primary author

Jim Basney (University of Illinois)

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