NetID Login Service - Authorization and Access Control
The NetID Login Service provides a mechanism to authenticate using a UW-Madison NetID. The NetID Login Service can also be used in conjunction with Manifest to provide a means for authorizing users following successful authentication. Service eligibility should not be determined by successful NetID authentication alone. Rather, applications using the NetID service should check for authorization after NetID authentication.
If you need assistance with authorization, you can call the DoIT Help Desk at 608-264-4357 or open a case online by going to the helpdesk page and clicking on "Create a New Call" from the left menu.
Here are a couple other options for managing authorizations to your application:
- The application provider can maintain a list of the NetIDs of users eligible to use an application. To make it easier for application providers to find the NetID associated with an individual, we have provided a lookup application. This is a protected site, and you must have been granted authorization to use it. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with requests to access this utility. NOTE: Only Administrators of NetID Login-protected applications will be approved. When you e-mail the above address, supply 1) the URL and name of your application and 2) the purpose for which you need access to the lookup application.
- The application provider can query an institutional data repository to dynamically determine a person's role or attribute information. Our recommended system for this is the University Directory Service (UDS). Information on gaining programmatic access to UDS Data is available on the Middleware Website.
- Static authorization lists may also be maintained via InfoAccess using the ID Crosswalk table. This should not be used for online authorization decisions, as it is a violation of InfoAccess policy, but can be used to generate a list.