Audience: ClassLink Administrator
Launch the ClassLink IDP Console
After you login to the IDP Console, click on COPY EXISTING from the top of the navigation menu. This will present a list of pre-configured SAML connections.
Copy the Brightspace template from the library.
You will now see the Brightspace SAML connector in your list of applications. Copy the IDP Metadata URL and provide that to your Brightspace integration engineer. This is a unique URL for your district.
Brightspace will use this URL to establish a trust with ClassLink. Once the trust is established, Brightspace will provide metadata or a metadata URL. This information needs to be added in the metadata field. To do this, click Edit.
After your connection has been tested, you can deploy the link to your users. Click on the drop down next to the IDP Metadata URL and select Copy IDP Initiate Login URL. This is the URL you will deploy to your users from Assign Apps.
The URL will look similar to the following.