Pseudonymity Client: User Guide


The pseudonymity client tool is used as follows: pseudo-cert-request --url <service-url> [options]

Command-line Options

Property Description Required?Sorted ascending Default Value
-a, --truststore <filename> absolute pathname to the truststore N None
-b, --truststorePwd <password> password protecting the truststore N None
-c, --cadir <directory> absolute pathname to the directory for the CA files N /etc/grid-security/certificates
-D, --storedir <directory> absolute pathname to the store directory N ~/.globus
-h, --help prints the help screen N  
-k, --keypass <password> password protecting the new private key N None
-n, --nocrl avoids certificate revocation chech N  
-P, --prefix <prefix> prefix for the pseudocert.pem and pseudokey.pem N None
-p, --proxyfile <filename> absolute pathname to the proxy file N /tmp/x509up_u
-s, --keysize <size > key strength for the new keypair N 1024
-v, --verbose displays more information about the sequence N  
-V, --version displays the version information N  
-u, --url <service-url> url for the pseudonymity server's login endpoint Y None

Example scenario and output

The following example requests a pseudonymous credentials from the service at by using the proxy file at /tmp/x509up_u1000.

pseudo-cert-request --url -p /tmp/x509up_u1000 -v
pseudo-cert-request: org.glite.pseudo.ui.PseudoInit - Copyright (c) 2011. Members of the EMI Collaboration

New Key Password: changeit
Retype: changeit
Proxy Filename: /tmp/x509up_u1000
Connecting to the pseudonymity service ... ok
Generating a public/private keypair (1024 bit) ... ok
Submitting the certificate request ... ok

Pseudo certificate (/root/.globus/pseudocert.pem) expires on 'Fri Apr 25 08:50:37 CEST 2014'.
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