In order to operate on workgroups via the RESTful web service API, the x509 certificate used for authentication needs to be added as a workgroup administrator by someone who is already on the administrators list:
- Navigate to https://workgroup.stanford.edu
- Find the workgroup.
- Click the workgroup name link.
- Click Administrators.
- Locate Add Certificate as an Admin.
- Enter certificate CN on the form to add certificate as an admin.