Generating an API certificate for a vendor is easy! Follow these steps:
1. Login to your Aeries website as an admin
2. Go to Security, API Security
3. Select the “Add New Record” button
4. Enter the product name and any comment you’d like
a. If your vendor is using OneRoster, then select the checkbox under "OneRoster"
5. Select the checkbox next to “Display Certificate Details”
a. If your vendor is using OneRoster, then select the checkbox "Display Consumer ID & Secret Keys for OneRoster" instead
You’ll provide the Certificate, or the Consumer ID and Secret Keys when using OneRoster, along with your Aeries base URL* to them so that they can connect to the API.
*The "base URL" is the entire web address of your Aeries system leading up to the part that says "/Login.aspx" or "/LoginParent.aspx" (before logging in).
In this example, the highlighted text is the "base URL." Your own base URL will be different.
For hosted customers, your base URL can be like any of the following (replace "yourdistrictname" with your actual assigned URL address):