How to create your LFID to gain access to LFX Tools, and LF Events or Training & Certification courses

Hi everyone :wave:,

Your LFID is an essential part of the LFX platform built to add value to every aspect of open source. You want to create 1 LFID to use for a lifetime of open source resources from LF including the LFX platform.

Your LFID is a SSO login you will use to access LFX tools and other LF resources, like Events and Training & Certification, along your open source journey.

Benefits of creating an LFID:

  • Join and participate in LF Project meetings
  • Update your LFX Individual Dashboard to showcase your open source accomplishments
  • Access Linux Foundation Training & Certification

In this recipe we will go over how and where you can create your LFID, to gain access to the various resources provided by the Linux Foundation.

Step 1: Navigate to our website

Navigate to the LFX Platform or

Step 2: Create your LFID

Click ‘Create Community Profile’ on the top right corner of the page.


By clicking ‘Sign In’ you can also sign in and create a username using other social sites such as Google, Facebook, GitHub, or LinkedIn.

Step 3: Verify your email address

Once you click ‘Create Account’ you will be navigated to the verification page.

Navigate to your email to find an email from The Linux Foundation Team,, and click ‘Verify Email’.

Step 4: Enjoy the resources LF has to offer

You will now be navigated back to the LFX Landing page,, where you can now sign in with your account.

Once signed in we recommend checking out your profile and adding your affiliations and identities.

Find documentation on how here: Individual Dashboard (MyProfile) - Linux Foundation Documentation

Your Community Profile/Individual Dashboard is also where you can access our LFX Toolkit:

How are you using your LFID?

Are you taking advantage of our Training & Certification courses, registering for events, or have you populated your Individual Dashboard to showcase your open source activity?

Hit ‘REPLY’ and let us know!