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Build Your Identity Solution Using Hyperledger Aries


  • Thursday, January 20, 2022 from 8 AM to noon Pacific


Spaces are limited so we ask that you reserve in advance in our to make sure you have a spot in the workshop.

Workshop description:

The first in the Hyperledger Foundation Community Workshop series, Intro to Decentralized Identity is a four hour online course to introduce the core concepts and principles of decentralized identity. As you progress, you’ll learn how to use the SelfServe and indyscan network tools, be introduced to the Indy Command Line Interface (Indy CLI) and install and run the Aries toolbox to create, issue, and verify a verifiable credential.

Topics include:

  • Decentralized identity concepts and principles
  • The verifiable credential data model
  • Decentralized identity ecosystem
  • Network tools indyscan and SelfServe
  • Intro to Indy CLI
  • What Hyperledger Aries is
  • Install and run Aries Toolbox
  • Create connections and issue a credential
  • How to verify credential


Participants must meet the following prerequisites:

  • Linux
  • Install docker
  • Install Indy-CLI
  • Download repos

One of the workshop facilitators will be available to answer any questions regarding the prerequisites during the following times

  • Friday, January 14, 6-8am PST
  • Tuesday, January 18, 10am - 1pm PST
  • Wednesday, January 19 5-7pm PST

Learning Resources

If you'd like to prepare for this workshop by learning more about Aries and digital identity, Hyperledger has two free online courses that you can find at:

And all workshop attendees will receive a discount coupon to use on any of the Linux Foundation's paid training courses and certifications for Hyperledger.

Getting Involved

And if you'd like to get involved with the Aries community, you are welcome to do so.  Everything the Aries project does is open to anyone who is interested.  More details about connecting with Aries community members are below.

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