D2L LTI 1.3 Integration - Administrator Setup

On June 22nd, the URL for Student Learning & Licensure changed from www.vialivetext.com to sll.watermarkinsights.com. This guide has been updated to reflect that change. 

 

Admin Setup Instructions

1. From the administrator account for your Student Learning & Licensure (SL&L) organization, click on Settings and then LMS Integrations:

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2. Click Set Up to the right of LMS 1 or LMS 2
3. From the LMS dropdown, select D2L
4. In the LMS URL box, enter the URL for your institution's D2L environment

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5. In a new tab or window, log into your D2L administrator account
6. Click the Admin Tools icon Manage Extensibility
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7. Go to the LTI Advantage tab and click the Register Tool button
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8. Enter the following information to create the tool:
  • Enter the Name of your choice
  • Enter the Description of your choice
  • Enter the Domain: https://sll.watermarkinsights.com
  • From your SL&L admin account, copy the Initiate login URL and paste it in the OpenID Connect Login URL field in D2L
  • Copy the Redirection URL in SL&L and paste it in the Redirect URLs field in D2L
  • Copy the Public keyset URL in SL&L and paste it in the Keyset URL field in D2L
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9. In D2L, check all three boxes under Extensions:
  • Assignment and Grade Services
  • Deep Linking
  • Names and Role Provisioning Services
10. Check the box for Send Institution Role
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11. Click Register
12. 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)
13. Copy the Client ID from the Registration Details in D2L, and paste it in the Client ID field in SL&L
14. Copy the Brightspace Keyset URL in D2L and paste it in the Public keyset URL field in SL&L
15. Copy the Brightspace OAuth2 Access Token URL in D2L and paste it in the Access token URL field in SL&L
16. Copy the OpenID Connect Authentication Endpoint in D2L and paste it in the Authentication request URL field in SL&L
17. Copy the Issuer in D2L and paste it in the Issuer field in SL&L
*Please make sure there are no trailing spaces or special characters (such as a "/") at the end of the URL
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18. 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 link to the deployment.

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

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2. Go to the LTI Advantage tab
3. Click the New Deployment button
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4. Select the SL&L tool you created from the Tool dropdown
5. Enter the Name of your choice
6. Enter the Description of your choice
7. Check all three boxes under Extensions:
  • Assignment and Grade Services
  • Deep Linking
  • Names and Role Provisioning Services
8. 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
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9. Click the Add Org Units button and ensure that the Deployment is shared with all Org Units that will be using this LTI tool
10. Once all Org Units have been added, click Create Deployment
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11. Once the Deployment is created, D2L will display a unique Deployment ID that is needed to complete the registration on the SL&L side (Note: you can also view the Deployment ID by clicking on the new Deployment)
12. Copy the Deployment ID from D2L and paste it in the Deployment ID field in SL&L
13. Click View Links in D2L. A new tab will open.
14. Click New Link
15. Enter a Name for the link (this is the name that faculty will see when they add the link in their courses)
16. Enter this URL: https://sll.watermarkinsights.com/via/lti/v1p3/launch
17. Select Type: Basic Launch
18. Click Save & Close
19. Return to your other D2L tab and click Done
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20. Return to SL&L and click ACTIVATE
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