Sign up for an EGI Account
You need to sign up for an account for accessing the EGI services. As part of this process you will be assigned a personal unique EGI ID which will be then used across all EGI tools and services. Follow the instructions below to get started:
Go to https://aai.egi.eu/signup. This will show you the identity provider discovery page: browse through the list of Identity Providers to find your Home Organisation, or, alternatively, type the name of your Home Organisation in the search box. Note that the names are localised based on the selected language.
Enter your login credentials to authenticate yourself with your Home Organisation
After successful authentication, you may be prompted by your Home Organisation to consent to the release of personal information to the EGI AAI Service Provider Proxy.
After successful authentication, you will be redirected to the EGI account registration form. On the introductory page, click Begin to start the registration process.
EGI requires some basic information from you, depending on the attributes released by your Identity Provider, you may need to provide the values of the missing attributes.
On the registration form, click Review Terms and Conditions (Acceptable Use Policy and Conditions of Use - EGI AUP)
ImportantYou will not be able to agree to the terms until you review them.
Finally, click Submit to submit your request.
ImportantYou will not be able to submit your request until you agree to the terms.
After submitting your request, Check-in will send you an email with a verification link. After you click that link, you’ll be taken to the request confirmation page.
ImportantIf you do not find the email in your Inbox, please check your Spam or Junk folder for an email from “EGI AAI Notifications”. If you do find the email in these folders, mark the email as “safe” or “not spam” to ensure that you receive any future notifications about your EGI ID.
After reviewing your request, click Confirm and re-authenticate yourself using the Identity Provider you selected before.
Note: After your registration has been completed, you can manage your profile through the EGI Account Registry portal.
Viewing user profile information
The profile includes all the information related to the user. This information can be categorised as follows:
Includes the basic information about your profile:
- Email addresses
VO/Group membership and roles
Includes information about the Virtual Organisations (VOs) and groups the user is member of and the roles assigned to the user within those VOs. Check the guide about VOs for more details.
Information about linked identities to your account. Check the guide for linking accounts for more information.
Once your Check-in account is ready you can check how to link it with different identities or how to join an existing Virtual Organisation (VO).