Authorisation Module

Authorisation Module


To re-engineer an existing Authorisation application to be suitable for use within the DiRAC ecosphere.

Summary of work undertaken 

A Data Access Controller was developed with the intention of each HPC service hosting an instance of this service. It will be responsible for querying instances of the IG App to enable local users to prove that they have permission to access a locally stored dataset by virtue of their participation in the project owning it.

An end-to-end workflow was successfully demonstrated, whereby users were able to register datasets from the Information Governance app and create new shared directories on the local filesystem, and that permissions on those directories were automatically updated in response to changes in the IG App.


Investigation of an Authorisation Module – Final Report