Information Services

Central Authorisation Service

Authorisation is the means by which a service determines whether an authenticated person should have access to a service.

Introduction to the Central Authorisation Service

The Central Authorisation Service is a network accessible directory of information relating to individuals and services within the university that can be used to decide whether someone should get access to an IT service.

Availability and entitlement

All individuals and functions that have an assigned University Username i.e. staff, students, registered visitors and functional accounts, have a record within the Central Authorisation Service, which can be accessed by IT services within the University.

Getting help

This page provides information about where to get help for both users and service providers using the Central Authorisation Service.

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