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Configuration - Role Based Redirection

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Introduction

This article will describe the purpose and process of using of Role-Based Redirection.

Essentially this functions as a digital-link redirection.

This article will also describe the process to edit or delete a digital redirection. 


What is Role-Based Redirection?

Role-Based Redirection is a feature which will allow for the digital redirection for a segmented group of Learners, to a specific webpage, portal or URL, depending on the Learner's Learning Role and/or Team.

Typically this digital redirection comes into play immediately upon Learner Login.


The Process for setting-up Role-Based Redirection

  • Login with LMS Admin credentials.

  • Ensure the proper Current Team is selected. Menu located lower-left of screen.

  • Expand the LMS Learner Tab and select it's My Courses Tab.

  • Once the My Courses Page displays, click the gear icon next to My Courses. 


The page will refresh, opening to a Configuration page.

  • Click the Access heading to open this panel.


The Access panel will open, allowing you to set different options for your desired type of Learner digital redirect.

Not all of these options will necessarily come into play for this redirect process.


  • Show Roles: Checking this box will show Roles Table while in the Access tab.

  • Show Description: Checking box will show the Role Description.

  • Show Status: Checking this box will show the completion status of all LE associated with this Role.

  • Show Start Date: Checking this box will show the Role Effective Date.

  • Show Due Date: Checking this box will show the Role Expiration date.

  • Allow Public Unsubscribe: Checking this box will enable Learners to unsubscribe from public Roles.

  • Allow Non-Public Unsubscribe: Checking this box will enable Learners to unsubscribe from non-public Roles.

  • Filter Roles by Group: Use the dropdown menu to select from any available parent Role Groups.

Selecting any available parent Role Groups from this dropdown menu will cause a refresh which will then display it's child Learning Roles within the list just below.

Under the column labeled Show, check any boxes for any Learning Role you choose to be included for the digital redirect.


  • Allow Form Submit: Checking this box will enable Access Code submission.

Checking box for this option will allow Learners to be digitally redirected once they enter the proper Access Code.

This will allow only Learners with the proper Access Code to be successfully redirected. 


  • Post from Dynamic Form: Checking this box will allow for a dynamic form to be used during the redirect process.

  • Submit Restrictions: Use the dropdown menu to select which Portals will allow the Access Code submit.

  • Enable HTTP Methods: Select which HTTP methods to support.

‘Token’ is optional name/value pair to use for Get security.

GUIDs are recommended for better security.

Code=lmsmanager&token=27a076b0-c156-4020-9e6e-c850e5b8189f


  • Require HTTPS: Checking this box will require all HTTP submissions to be secured with HTTPS.

  • Allow UserID Submission: Allow UserID Submission in the HTTP URL.

For security reasons it is recommended to use a Token and HTTPS whenever submitting a UserID.

code=lmsmanager&userid=4278token=27a076bo-c156-4020-9e6e-c850e5b8189f


  • Allow Redirect: Check appropriate button to Never redirect, Always redirect or redirect only with Access Code.

These settings allow an LMS Admin to easily change the functionality of this redirect process.

Users with Portal Edit permissions (DNN Admin and Host) are not redirected.



  • Click Update to save and implement your settings.

Now Access Configuration - Role-Based Redirection

After completing the steps above you will need to access Role-Based Redirection to complete the process.

  • Expand the Advanced tab and select it's Configuration tab.
  • Ensure the proper Current Team is selected (menu located lower-left of screen).
  • From the Configuration page, select Role Based Redirection.


A Redirect List will display. Initially this list may be empty.


  • Click button for Add New Redirect.


  • Role or Team: Use the dropdown menu to select any Role or Team of your choosing to select for redirect.

  • Redirect URL: In this field, paste the link for your desired digital redirect.

  • Update: After pasting your redirect URL, check the green checkmark to save and update.

After updating and depending on any Roles or Teams selected from the steps above, and when incorporating any activating dates selected, any Learners logging-in from these Roles or Teams will automatically redirect to your posted URL.



To Edit or Delete a digital Redirect

  • Login with LMS Admin credentials.
  • From the Catalog expand the Advanced tab and select it's Configuration tab.
  • Ensure the proper Current Team is selected (menu located lower-left of screen).
  • From the Configuration page, select Role Based Redirection.


To Edit Redirect: 

To edit a redirect, click it's adjacent edit (pencil) icon, make any changes as needed and then click the green checkmark to update and save changes.


To Delete Redirect: 

To delete any Role or Team digital redirect, simply click it's adjacent red X.



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