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EGI Myproxy with OAuth

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This page shows how to use EGI catch-all Myproxy server dedicated for using with server has OAuth module in place for associating the EGI SSO and accounts.

Note: You can use MyProxy Tool GUI together with EGI SSO as well.

1. Store your certificate into your EGI SSO account. This is done automatically when you visit your account at with a browser containing your certificate.

(If you happen to have a SHA-2 certificate, i.e. its signature algorithm is using any of the SHA-2 hash functions, like sha512WithRSAEncryption, the certificate will not be stored, please contact

2. Generate credentials.

Generate a VOMS proxy that identifies you at the EGI storage sites you want to use as endpoints for the file transfers. The proxy can be generated for example on a User Interface machine provided for you by your VO or by your institute.

-bash-3.2$ voms-proxy-init --voms biomed

Enter GRID pass phrase for this identity:
Contacting [/O=GRID-FR/C=FR/O=CNRS/OU=CC-IN2P3/] "biomed"...
Remote VOMS server contacted succesfully.

Created proxy in /tmp/x509up_u507.

Your proxy is valid until Fri May 24 04:12:03 CEST 2013

Upload VOMS proxy to EGI catch-all MyProxy server.

-bash-3.2$ myproxy-init -l <User's EGI SSO username> -s -v

Your identity: /O=dutchgrid/O=users/O=egi/CN=Karolis Eigelis
Enter GRID pass phrase for this identity:
Creating proxy ........................................................................ Done
Proxy Verify OK
Your proxy is valid until: Thu May 30 16:15:47 2013
Enter MyProxy pass phrase: <User's EGI SSO password> 
Verifying - Enter MyProxy pass phrase: <User's EGI SSO password>
A proxy valid for 168 hours (7.0 days) for user ekarolis now exists on

3. After you create an account at you can associate it with EGI SSO and later use only EGI SSO to log-into along with EGI catch-all Myproxy server. How to do this, please continue with a guidelines here.