HPCI Certification Authority

Introduction

The HPCI Certificate Authority (HPCI CA) is administered by the National Institute of Informatics (NII). HPCI CA issues client certificates for authenticating of HPCI users as well as server and service certificates required to use the HPCI environment.

HPCI CA issues certificates to people who are authorized to use the HPCI environment by the HPCI Consortium.

The operational policy of HPCI CA is compliant to the certificate policy and certification practice statement (CP/CPS).
HPCI CA is compliant with the Member Integrated Credential Service (MICS) profile and accredited by the Interoperable Global Trust Federation (IGTF).

If there is anything else you would like to know about the HPCI CA, please contact the authority administrator.

News

Note

About network maintenance of system at June 05, 2021.

====2021/06/07 added====
Since the maintenance was completed, all services are now available.
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Due to network maintenance, some services may not be available temporarily during the following periods.
In that case, please wait for a while and then access again.
Time
2021/06/05 00:00 - 02:00 JST

Services
- All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
You can use the services provided by HPCI Certificate Issuing System on "portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp" as usual.
We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Note

About periodical maintenance of system at July 07, 08. (May 31 2021)

====2021/07/08 added====
Since the maintenance [B] was completed at 2021/07/08 15:35 JST, all services are now available.
Since the maintenance [A] was completed at 2021/07/07 17:27 JST, all services are now available.
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The following services will be unavailable during the following period for the periodical maintenance of system.
Time
[A] 2021/07/07 10:00 - 20:00 JST
[B] 2021/07/08 10:00 - 20:00 JST
Services
[A] - The service to disclose information in Certificate Authority Repository
   - All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
You can issue the proxy certificate if you replace "portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp" with "portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp" in HPCI Login Manual.
User's Guide HPCI Login Manual
http://www.hpci-office.jp/pages/e_hpci_info_manuals

[B] - All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
You can use the services provided by HPCI Certificate Issuing System on "portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp" as usual.

We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Note

About network maintenance of system at April 24 and May 06, 2021.

====2021/05/06 added====
Since the maintenance [B] was completed, all services are now available.
Since the maintenance [A] was completed, all services are now available.
======================

Due to network maintenance, some services may not be available temporarily during the following periods.
In that case, please wait for a while and then access again.
Time
[A] 2021/04/24 00:00 - 06:00 JST
[B] 2021/05/06 00:00 - 06:00 JST

Services
[A] - All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
You can use the services provided by HPCI Certificate Issuing System on "portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp" as usual.
[B] - The service to disclose information in Certificate Authority Repository
      - All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
You can issue the proxy certificate if you replace "portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp" with "portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp" in HPCI Login Manual.
User's Guide HPCI Login Manual
http://www.hpci-office.jp/pages/e_hpci_info_manuals
We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Note

About extraordinary maintenance of system at May 11, 12.

====2021/05/12 added====
Since the maintenance [B] was completed at 2021/05/12 13:13 JST, all services are now available.
Since the maintenance [A] was completed at 2021/05/11 13:36 JST, all services are now available.
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The following services will be unavailable during the following period for the extraordinary maintenance of system.
Time
[A] 2021/05/11 10:00 - 20:00 JST
[B] 2021/05/12 10:00 - 20:00 JST
Services
[A] - The service to disclose information in Certificate Authority Repository
  - All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
You can issue the proxy certificate if you replace "portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp" with "portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp" in HPCI Login Manual.
User's Guide HPCI Login Manual
http://www.hpci-office.jp/pages/e_hpci_info_manuals

[B] - All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
You can use the services provided by HPCI Certificate Issuing System on "portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp" as usual.
We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Note

About maintenance of system at April 13,14, 2021.

====2021/04/14 added====
Since the maintenance [B] was completed at 2021/04/14 14:50 JST, all services are now available.
Since the maintenance [A] was completed at 2021/04/13 17:20 JST, all services are now available.
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The following services will be unavailable during the following period for the maintenance of system.
Time
[A] 2021/04/13 10:00 - 20:00 JST
[B] 2021/04/14 10:00 - 20:00 JST

Services
[A] - The service to disclose information in Certificate Authority Repository
  - All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
You can issue the proxy certificate if you replace "portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp" with "portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp" in HPCI Login Manual.
User's Guide HPCI Login Manual
http://www.hpci-office.jp/pages/e_hpci_info_manuals

[B] - All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
You can use the services provided by HPCI Certificate Issuing System on "portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp" as usual.
We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Contact us

Academic Infrastructure Division Cyber Science Infrastructure Development Department
National Institute of Informatics
Address:  2-1-2, Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-8430, Japan
E-mail:  ie1