Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure (AAI)

The ELIXIR Authentication and Authorization Infrastructure (AAI) lets you sign in to a range of services with the same account.  You can use your university or institute account, or an account with a with a company like Google, Apple or LinkedIn. 

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Discover the background to the AAI, the benefits it brings, and resources about how it works.

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How to use the AAI

How to register with the AAI and access services. 

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For service providers

If you run a service, find out how to connect your service to the ELIXIR AAI.

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For home organisations

Information you need to know if you manage user accounts in an organisation where people want to use the AAI.

Latest news from the AAI

Engagement Call with Elixir AAI VII. on 7th of December 2022

In this call, we will give overview of GA4GH in Life Science AAI and also go through the new specification of GA4GH v1.2. There will be enough space also for discussion.

This call is open to anybody from the community who is interested in GA4GH standards and LS AAI/ELIXIR services that rely/want to rely on GA4GH Passports.

See TESS for more information.

Posted: 17 November 2022

Engagement Call with Elixir AAI VI. - recording available

A recording from the Engagement Call with Elixir AAI VI about Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI) is available on the ELIXIR YouTube channel.

Posted: 1 July 2022

Survey - Engagement Platform

We would like to gather some ideas from you to design an interactive platform for sharing the AAI ideas within the community. We will very much appreciate if you can fill in the Survey (3 min).

Posted: 10 June 2022

Engagement Call with Elixir AAI VI. on 22 June 2022

In this call we provide a short introduction to Self-Sovereign Identity (SSI), a new paradigm for identity and access management. We then demonstrate a proof of concept for writing a researcher’s permissions to access a genomic dataset in their SSI wallet (in their smartphone) and then using it for accessing the datasets in a computing environment.

This call is open to anybody from the community who is interested in Self-sovereign identity, a new identity management paradigm. 

See TESS for more information.

Posted: 10 June 2022

Online training for Relying parties on how to connect their service to the LS Login (17 May 2022)

The Life Science Login, a common user authentication and authorisation service for the LS research infrastructures, was launched on 11 April 2022. 

The target group of the training is developers and administrators of services who want to implement LS Login into their services, and make use of the LS Login authentication and authorization features. This is applicable for any new services that want to be connected to LS Login, including those coming from the ELIXIR community.

The training will be held on Tuesday 17 May 2022 from 13:00 CEST. See the training details.

Posted: 6 May 2022