TAC Meeting 2014-10-02

Attending: Steve Carmody, Ian Young, Nick Roy, Chris Misra, Jim Jokl, Scott Cantor, Keith Hazelton, Jim Basney, Steve Olshansky

With: John Krienke, Nate Klingenstein, Tom Scavo, IJ Kim, Joe St Sauver

SHA-2 Update

Joe St Sauver gave an update of the certificate service move to SHA2

R&S Survey

A survey was sent to site admins and execs regarding use/potential use of R&S and deployment of global R&S. Tom Scavo presented the results to date and is working to analyzing those and responses to open-ended questions.


There was a discussion about TIER – specifically about two documents linked from the agenda:

The Case for TIER was presented to 42 CIOs at the EDUCAUSE annual meeting. All 42 voted in favor of the plan and 20 agreed to funding the capital plan (three additional schools later committed to funding.

There is a window of opportunity to help shape TIER, particularly through the State of TIER document. There was general discussion about what the document means for InCommon, with such questions as:

TAC members are encouraged to send questions and comments to the TIER architects list to spur discussion.


Steering has developed an eduGAIN working group. Steve Carmody and Warren Anderson have joined to represent the technical side. There is a punch list that will include items for TAC to discuss. https://spaces.at.internet2.edu/display/incinterfed/eduGAIN+Punch+List

Next Meeting – October 16, 2014

2 pm ET / 1 pm CT / Noon MT / 11 am Pt