When setting up external web services, School Loop recommends keeping all communication over SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). This recommendation is particularly for schools or districts which have integrated Directory Services in School Loop.
This article shares the process for making web services use SSL for secure communication within a district's or school's local network.
Follow these steps:
- Change the
providerURLproperty by configuring the LdapApp.properties file to use '
ldaps://' instead of 'ldap://' and the port to
- Create a Truststore with the command:
java InstallCert <your-AD-server-ipAddress>:636(hit return, when prompted)
Links for the web services only work on secure connections, for example, instead of 'ldap://' only
'ldaps://' will connect to the site.