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ODS Addressbook WebID Protocol Sharing to Public

  1. Configure Virtuoso+ODS instance as an X.509 Certificate Authority and HTTPS listener
  2. Generate a Personal HTTP based Identifier for fictitious Person Entity: John and then bind his personal Identifier to an X.509 Certificate (thereby giving him a WebID)
  3. Log into ODS-Addressbook as user "Demo" (a Person Entity)
  4. Share an ODS-Addressbook contact to Public.
  5. As user that has a valid WebID Protocol certificate: John, attempt to view the resource shared by Person Entity "Demo" by doing the following:
    • Refresh browser
    • Access the url:


    • For this example:

    • When prompted by browser, select John's Certificate

    • After successful authentication, you will be able to view (or edit) the shared contact:


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