Olson, Eric Reinhold
OLSONER at uwec.edu
Fri Jul 20 09:41:18 EDT 2018
We're using Nelnet, but not doing anything with a call into Peoplesoft as you describe.
We send them a nightly batch feed of the student data, and then are using Shib for login, passing the student ID to match up with the feed.
They required IDP-initiated SSO, so we just have that login link posted in Peoplesoft.
Learning and Technology Services
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
From: users <users-bounces at shibboleth.net> On Behalf Of Bryan Wooten
Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2018 6:50 PM
To: users at shibboleth.net
Fellow Higher Ed folks,
Today I learned we are engaging nelnet.com. They are apparently an Incommon member, so they do SAML and should understand Shib.
I spent an hour with one of our Peoplesoft system analysts trying to understand what nelnet expected.
And what I learned is that they wanted to make a call (think URL, not Restful/Webservice/SOAP) to one of our Peoplesoft content providers to get student loan/payment/parking/housing payment info. Backchannel. They provide the backend Peoplecode at the endpoint.
Via a URL protected by our CAS SSO... Which is set up to work with people to enter credentials/MFA, not system accounts or anything web service related.
So I kindly ask for any experiences with this vendor and how I should proceed to make this project successful.
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