D2L LTI 1.3 Integration - Administrator Setup

In this article, we will take a look at the Administrator Setup 

Please Refer to the below article for frequently asked questions regarding the migration from LTI 1.1 to LTI 1.3: LTI 1.1 to LTI 1.3 migration FAQ's

  1. Log into your D2L administrator account.
  2.  Click Manage Extensibility under Admin Tools

  1. Click the LTI Advantage tab and click the Register Tool button.


  1.  Enter the following information to create the tool:
  • Enter the Name of your choice
  • Enter the Description 
  • Enter the Domain
  • Copy the Redirect URL from Tk20 and paste it in the Redirect URLs field in D2L
  • Copy the Initial login URL from Tk20 and paste it into OpenID Connect Login URL.
  • Copy the Public keyset URL in Tk20 and paste it in the Keyset URL field in D2L.

Please refer below screenshot:-


Please refer below screenshot for D2L

  1.  In D2L, check all three boxes under Extensions:
  • Assignment and Grade Services
  • Deep Linking
  • Names and Role Provisioning Services



  1.  Select the checkbox for Send Institution Role


  1.  Click Register
  2.  Once the new tool is registered, the Registration Details will be displayed (Note: you may also view these details by clicking on the LTI tool)
  3.  Copy the Client ID from the Registration Details in D2L, and paste it in the Client ID field in Tk20
  4.  Copy the Brightspace Keyset URL in D2L and paste it in the Public keyset URL field in Tk20
  5.  Copy the Brightspace OAuth2 Access Token URL in D2L and paste it in the Access token URL field in Tk20
  6.  Copy the OpenID Connect Authentication Endpoint in D2L and paste it in the  Authentication request URL field in Tk20
  7.  Copy the Issuer in D2L and paste it in the Domain/URL (Issuer) field in Tk20

*If you are not able to find the Issuer label field, please enter the value in the Domain/URL field, the issuer label will automatically reflect once you save the field matching details.

*Please make sure there are no trailing spaces or special characters (such as a "/") at the end of the URL


  1.  Click Done in D2L


Tool Deployment

Next you will create a Deployment for the new tool that was just created, either from the Creation screen or the

Edit Tool screen. Deployments allow sharing of registered tools in D2L to specific org units or descendants of parent org units.

Registered tools can have multiple deployments. Each individual deployment can be unique, supporting the ability for different LTI extensions and Security Settings per deployment. 

Links can be created for use in the org unit(s) from the Deployment, or users with permissions can create individual links at the org level that links to the deployment.

  1.  In your D2L administrator account, click the Admin Tools icon  External Learning Tools


  1.  Go to the LTI Advantage tab
  2.  Click the New Deployment button


  1.  Select the Tk20 tool you created from the Tool dropdown
  2. Enter the Name of your choice
  3. Enter the Description of your choice
  4.  Check all three boxes under Extensions:
  • Assignment and Grade Services
  • Deep Linking
  • Names and Role Provisioning Services
  1. Under Security Settings, ensure the following settings are selected:
  • Org Unit Information
  • User Information
    • Name
      • First Name
      • Middle Name
      • Last Name
    • Email
    • User ID
    • Username
    • Org Defined ID
  • Link Information
    • Title
    • Description
  • Classlist including users not known to this deployment


  1. Click the Add Org Units button and ensure that the Deployment is shared with all Org Units that will be using   this LTI tool
  2. Once all Org Units have been added, click Create Deployment


  1. Once the Deployment is created, D2L will display a unique Deployment ID that is needed to complete the registration on the Tk20 side (Note: you can also view the Deployment ID by clicking on the new Deployment)
  2. Copy the Deployment ID from D2L and paste it in the Deployment ID field in Tk20
  3. Click View Links in D2L. A new tab will open.
  4. Click New Link
  5. Enter a Name for the link (this is the name that faculty will see when they add the link in their courses)
  6. Enter URL
  7. Select Type: Basic Launch
  8. Click Save & Close
  9. Return to your other D2L tab and click Done


  1. Return to Tk20 and Save it.


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