Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of NewStuff


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Jul 16, 2013 11:43:26 AM (6 years ago)
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mei
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    1212== Self-contained Credentials ==
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    14 [http://http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/TIEDCredentials GENI credentials] are self-contained in that they include the issuer's identity certificate.  Earlier versions of libabac required applications to load an identity via {{{load_id_chunk}}} or {{{load_id_file}}}.  This version relazes this restriction.  A GENI credential can be read without calling any of the ID loading routines.
     14[http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/TIEDCredentials GENI credentials] are self-contained in that they include the issuer's identity certificate.  Earlier versions of libabac required applications to load an identity via {{{load_id_chunk}}} or {{{load_id_file}}}.  This version relazes this restriction.  A GENI credential can be read without calling any of the ID loading routines.
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    1616Both of these load a GENI credential from {{{./GENIcred.xml}}} that was issued by the identity in {{{./issuer.pem}}}.
     
    3838== New Credential Formats and Multiple Credential Formats ==
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    40 This release supports multiple credential formats, specifically version 1.0 and version 1.1 [http://http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/TIEDCredentials GENI credentials] as well as reading GENI privilege credentials.  Credentials read from files or chunks are transparently output as read, for example if they appear in a proof or if they are extracted from a context.  Credentials that are created by an application are output in GENI v1.1 format by default, but can be created in GENI v1.0 format using the {{{set_output_format}}} method of the Attribute object.  Valid parameters to {{{set_output_format}}} are:
     40This release supports multiple credential formats, specifically version 1.0 and version 1.1 [http://groups.geni.net/geni/wiki/TIEDCredentials GENI credentials] as well as reading GENI privilege credentials.  Credentials read from files or chunks are transparently output as read, for example if they appear in a proof or if they are extracted from a context.  Credentials that are created by an application are output in GENI v1.1 format by default, but can be created in GENI v1.0 format using the {{{set_output_format}}} method of the Attribute object.  Valid parameters to {{{set_output_format}}} are:
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    4242 * GENIv1.0