[Swift-user] Question re: reliance on proxy cert

Mihael Hategan hategan at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Jan 18 13:37:23 CST 2012

On Wed, 2012-01-18 at 18:55 +0000, jonmon at mcs.anl.gov wrote:
> Is the proxy on the execution site necessary?  I thought it was just
> the client side. I don't think I create a proxy on the execution
> site...I only request one using my-proxy on the client side. 

It's not if you use Globus to start the coaster service (or if you run
locally). That's because Globus gets a proxy on the remote site for you.
It is with any other providers because the client needs to be able to
tell that whatever coaster service is trying to connect to it is legit.

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