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The CheckIn service is the AAI Platform for the EGI infrastructure. The CheckIn service provides the following capabilities:

The activity supports as well some legacy services for the authorization and authentication of users in EGI:

Technical description

The CheckIn service is a critical component of the EGI infrastructure, in many workflows it will be a central service that enables access to users to the distributed services offered by EGI resource centres. It is therefore important that the CheckIn service is deployed and operated in a distributed and high available architecture. The bid should include availability and continuity plan(s) for the technical service(s).

The components and the features of CheckIn are the following (developed and integrated in the EGI-Engage project):

Other services not related to CheckIn:


The following activities of coordination are necessary for the provisioning of the activity:



Provide support to:


Software as a service

In the bid, please provide also information about the possibility to provide the service to external consumers as a Software as a Service. If the provisioning of the activity as a SaaS implies additional effort or other costs, please report these costs separately, not as part of the overall budget of the bid.

Service level targets

The deployment of the services must ensure:


Bids planning a effort between 12 and 18 Person Months/year would allow these services and activities to be addressed appropriately.

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