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Dear @MitziLaszlo, could you help me out and provide some details about how I can possibly become an Identity Provider? I’m interested in hosting the Solid stack, and want to provide a complete self-serving environment.

At this point in time the easiest approach is to host one’s own instance of NSS featuring both a Pod provider and the Identity Provider.

Providing identities and storage are two independent services, but as @MitziLaszlo mentionned, Node Solid Server is a software suite that implements both. The structure of WebIDs created by NSS (as subdomains) requires that you get a wildcart cert for your service, but it’s all explained in the NSS documentation.

You might also want to get in touch with the authentication panel and/or the identity panel, because beyond the technical aspects, there are also other commitments involved that you might be interested in.

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