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Intended for: Users who may need to use a certificate to access a protected website, application, computer or other resources

Scenario/Use case:

This article helps you decide if you need a CILogon Basic CA certificate.


See the following table to decide if you need a CILogon Basic CA certificate. To get a CILogon Basic CA certificate from Fermilab, you need to have a valid SERVICES account.


Functions requiring user to have a CILogon Basic CA certificate  

Web Access: Accessing some Fermilab restricted websites and web services (e.g. various instances of DocDB, some computer security pages)

Grid: Accessing grid resouces 
See the FermiGrid web pages

Web server administrators: Setting up SSL server for Apache or IIS

Web authors: implementing SSL (and optionally certificate authentication) on your website


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