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Pros and Cons of Running CA
- No need to wait on a CA to sign your certificates.
- Central management; since the CA administrator will be in charge
of the host certificates anyways, it make sense that s/he has
control over the issuing of those certificates. This simplifies the
Globus certificate administrator's job.
- Others must install your CA's certificate to be able to access
your resources on the grid. (Although, this is a very simple
procedure.) See Section 4 for details on
how to install the IUCS CA.
Marcus A Christie