Third-party authentication allows users to log in to a Secure Global Desktop (SGD) if they have been authenticated by an external mechanism.
Function 1: LDAP, Lightweight Directory Access Protocol, is an Internet protocol that email and other programs use to look up information from a server.
Function 2: Federation. Federation establishes a standards-based method for sharing and managing identity data and establishing single sign-on across security domains and organizations.
Application users are the users of this service.
The product, hence the product’s value differs from application to application. Overall this service allows our campus to provide uniform authentication for a multitude of applications. [double check this statement: To name a few applications, a user can read their email, check their personal calendar, log into our learning management system, and complete their timesheet using the SUNY-wide human resource’s portal.]
An application administrator may request eServices log-in for their application.
Give a summary of the back-end services that support this service
The requirement for using this service is to be an authenticated user of the software application.
Rates / Cost of Use
There are no fees associated with using these services.
Users request access to this service from the application administrator.
This service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week less scheduled maintenance time.