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SumTotal Connector

  • SumTotal Connector uses SumTotal API to fetch the courses, assignments and completions data
  • Supports configuration based content retrieval with SumTotal Activity type ID filters
  • Smart Cards are created for Courses
  • Curriculum is represented as one card in LXP. Child Content will be displayed in SumTotal
  • Supports fetching completions data via API with PK# of the user
  • LXP synchronizes the courses, assignments and completions data from SumTotal once in a day

SumTotal Connector - Things to note

  • SumTotal API does not return hidden courses. So hidden courses will not be visible in LXP
  • Since LXP doesn’t have information about hidden courses, LXP will not show the assignment or completion data for hidden courses in MLP
  • Un-assignment in SumTotal will not reflect in LXP as there is no API to get the un-assignment information

SumTotal Connector

SumTotal Connector can be configured from LXP Admin Console -> Content -> LMS Integrations

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SumTotal Connector - Configuration Parameters

NameDescriptionSample Value
host_nameHost name of the SumTotal deploymenthttp://acme.sumtotal.host
user_nameUser name to access the SumTotal APIadmin123
passwordPassword to access the SumTotal API
deep_link_host(Optional) Provide this value if SSO enabled URL need to be configured. Connector prepends this URL with SumTotal course URLhttps://commonauthenticationservices.acme.com/iwa/saml2/post?RelayState=
custom_lms_user_keyName of the custom attribute(user) which holds the
SumTotal PK number
sumtotal_pk
activity_type_id(Optional) Comma separated activity type ID. SumTotal categorizes the content using activity type ID. If this value is empty, then connector fetches all the courses.1,2,72,86

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