The Experiment Dashboard provides a wide range of applications for monitoring of the LHC computing activities on the WLCG infrastructure. Certain policies define privileges for data access, recording and modifications. The goal of the project is to improve the authentication and authorisation system for the Experiment Dashboard Applications.
Currently the authorisation in the Dashboard applications is based on the User’s credentials recorded in the GRID certificate. Most of applications use the X509 certificates to grant different permissions to various categories of users (like admin rights, or creation of the new metrics).
The main task of this project is to Introduce Single Sign On for authentication, and make it easy to use for any