Next: Authentication of individual identity
Up: Initial Registration
Previous: Method to prove possession
The DutchGrid medium-security Certification Authority or the RA on its behalf authenticates
organisations by checking:
- that the organisation is known to its peers to be part
of the distributed and grid computing effort in the Netherlands,
or alternatively (for servers) that the organisation is located at the
Wetenschappelijk Centrum Watergraafsmeer by checking with its peers,
- and that the organisation is operating in the Netherlands,
by checking organisation contact information,
- and that the organisation in involved in research or education,
by personal contact with either its peers or its employees.
The name of the organisation will be validated at the description of
the CA administrator mentioned in section 1.4, by checking
its public presence.