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Re: using windows to mint web id credentials,

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Sat, 26 Nov 2011 12:39:23 -0500
Message-ID: <4ED1244B.1000908@openlinksw.com>
To: Peter Williams <home_pw@msn.com>
CC: "public-xg-webid@w3.org" <public-xg-webid@w3.org>, foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org
On 11/26/11 12:16 PM, Peter Williams wrote:
> Write of how to make Windows support the identiyt crednetial (cert 
> issuing) features of webid world.
> http://yorkporc.wordpress.com/2011/11/26/using-the-microsoft-windows-enterprise-edition-ca-for-webid-identity-credentials/
> It's in comic strip format: mostly pictures with some narrative.
> The result allows one to test the webid validation protocol, since it 
> mints .p12 files consumed by the typical browser.
> More importantly, its management featurescreates communities with 
> identity credentials, enabled to work with access controls systems of 
> any foaf protocol (presumaing it bundles then webid validation protocol).
> Other features of the product are not armed (such as the web service 
> interface, enabling third parties to build user interfaces to the 
> enrollment/minting features). folks doing commercializatioin can 
> investigate those interfaces, and the ACLs necesary to enable an 
> public interface. Its not hard.
> You can download VMs with 90 day licenses of the required microsoft 
> product, from Microsoft. Its fun to play with enterprise class design, 
> in an web context. The two contexts are evidently merging, quickly.

Nice guide for Windows admins. WebID can work in the Windows Enterprise 
realm. That's always been true :-) Same applies to Mac OS X and Solaris 



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