Authorization Manager

About this service

Description AuthMan is a groups registry allowing groups of people to be assembled for purposes of access control by other services and applications. AuthMan is powered by Grouper, an open-source software package provided by InCommon, which has several advanced features over traditional LDAP/Active Directory groups.
Other names Authorization Manager, AuthMan
Documentation links AuthMan, Sync Groups to Active Directory | Authorization Manager, Managing Groups and Folders | Authorization Manager, Manage Privileges | Authorization Manager, Manage Memberships
Features and tools
  • Intuitive web interface
  • Web service API for application integration
  • Ability to monitor group membership through attestation reporting and audit logs
  • Ability to create complex group memberships with intersection and complement groups and time-bound memberships
  • Support for NetIDs and service accounts as group members
  • Synchronization with Active Directory

Getting and using this service

Who can use the service Faculty/Staff
How to get the service Log into the user interface at

For application integration, email
Cost No charge
Usage constraints Use of some reference groups will require FERPA training.

FERPA Training is available here:

Support and Hours

How to get help Contact the Technology Services Help Desk by phone (217-244-7000) or by email (
Training and consulting opportunities None listed
Maintenance hours None listed
Lifecycle stage Production
Provided by Technology Services
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Service ID: 159
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