Intended for: Linux users who need to get a CILogon Basic CA certificate from the command line
This article provides instructions on how to get your CILogon Basic CA certificate from the command line. This is primarily used to get a CILogon Basic CA certificate to submit your grid jobs.
1. Execute the following commands as root:
yum install fermilab-util_kx509
2. If you have kerberos credentials and run "kx509", you should see output like this:
Authorizing ...... authorized
Fetching certificate ..... fetched
Storing certificate in /tmp/x509up_u3382
Your certificate is valid until: Thu Mar 8 13:28:34 2018
3. Your CILogon Basic CA certificate is stored in the standard location expected by grid tools.