How do I configure an External Application for an account using a URL?

Note: This lesson applies to sub-accounts as well.

Open Settings

In Account Navigation, click the Settings link.

Open Apps

Click the Apps tab.

Add New App

Click the Add New App button.

Add App Details

Enter the name of the Application in the name field [1]. Enter the consumer key in the consumer key field [2] and the shared secret in the shared secret field [3]. This key and shared secret will be provided by the vendor or (if using the Edu Applicationss Index) provided by the website.

Note: There are some Applications that do not require a consumer key or shared secret, so pay attention to the configuration directions.

Set Configuration Type

Select the Configuration Type drop-down menu and set the configuration type to By URL.

Enter Configuration URL

Enter the configuration URL in the Configuration URL field [1]. Click the Submit button to link the External Tool [2].

View Application

View the External Application.