These pages refer you to technical information about the BiG Grid resources and software, and are intended for more advanced users. New users are invited to attend the tutorial or read the Using the Grid introduction first.
Identity and Certificates
You need a certificate to authenticate to services, hosts and other users in the grid environment. Certification Authorities, which issue such certificates to users, collaborate world-wide in the IGTF. BiG Grid accepts certificates from all IGTF Accredited Authorities (Classic, SLCS, and MICS, for experts).
- Get your own digital certificate from the DutchGrid CA
- Get instant credentials from the TERENA Certificate Service
Access and General Information
- Getting Access to BiG Grid and NL-Grid
- Nikhef Grid overview
- SARA Grid Overview
- PoC software distribution
- Security Middleware Engineering