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Blackboard is a Learning Management System (LMS) that enables instructors to provide students with access to course materials, communication tools, online assessments, grades, and the ability to submit assignments electronically. This page will show you what steps to take to connect your Blackboard instance to SURFconext.
See the SURFconext Dashboard for SAML attribute requirements or read our attributes page. Attributes needed in the IdP configuration and forwarded by SURFconext to Blackboard are:
SIngle- or Multi-tenancyBlackboard is a single-tenant service. Every Identity Provider has their own instance and need to be maintained by the Identity Provider the instance belongs to.
Blackboard has multiple ways to configure Single Sign-On. Authentication with blackboard is described on their support pages. One of the options is to use Shibboleth, and this is a well known tool to connect services to SURFconext. Read more about Blackboard and Shibboleth at Blackboards support page.