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Requesting GSI Certificates

Before requesting a host / service / user GSI ceritificate, you must first run the $VDT_LOCATION/vdt/setup/setup-cert-request which is a replacement of the Globus's setup-gsi script.

> $VDT_LOCATION/vdt/setup/setup-cert-request

This will:

You may then run $VDT_LOCATION/globus/bin/grid-cert-request to request the actual certificate. Host certificates generally required a -host "FQDN" option; use grid-cert-request -help for more info.

You must repeat this whole procedure whenever you use a different CA for subsequent requests.

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