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 extraordinary maintenance of system at December 29, 30. (October 31 2022)

The following services will be unavailable during the following period for the extraordinary maintenance of system.
Time
[A] 2022/12/06 10:00 - 20:00 JST
[B] 2022/12/07 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 September 28. (September 22 2022)

====2022/09/28 added====
All maintenances were completed, all services are now available.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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Due to network maintenance, some services may not be available temporarily during the following periods.
Time
2022/09/28 11:00 - 12:00 JST
Services
- The service to disclose information in Certificate Authority Repository
- All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
- All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp)
We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Note

About network maintenance of system at August 20, 2022.

====2022/08/22 added====
All maintenances were completed, all services are now available.
Thank you for your cooperation.
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The following services will be unavailable during the following period for the network maintenance of system.
Time
2022/08/20 08:00 - 19:00 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 network maintenance of system at August 13 and September 10,12, 2022.

====2022/09/12 added====
Since the maintenance [B] and [C] were completed, all services are now available.
Since the maintenance [A] 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
[A] 2022/08/13 00:00 - 01:30 JST
[B] 2022/09/10 00:00 - 06:00 JST
[C] 2022/09/12 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] - All services of HPCI Certificate Issuing System (portal.hpci.nii.ac.jp,portal-c.hpci.nii.ac.jp)

[C] - 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 periodical maintenance of system at September 14, 15. (August 09 2022)

====2022/09/15 added====
Since the maintenance [B] was completed at 2022/09/15 15:09 JST, all services are now available.
Since the maintenance [A] was completed at 2022/09/14 17:50 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] 2022/09/14 10:00 - 20:00 JST
[B] 2022/09/15 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.

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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
The contact phone number was discontinued on March 31, 2022.