• Technical Documentation Table of Contents plus icon minus icon
  • This section contains the technical documentation for the implementation and configuration of Terra Dotta software as well as Security, Hosting, and related Specifications. Study Abroad Implementa... See more
  • Canadian Data Center plus icon minus icon
  • Hosting Environment Terra Dotta provides hosting services using servers and data center facilities provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our Canadian clients are housed in the AWS ca-ce... See more
  • Terra Dotta Study Abroad Implementation plus icon minus icon
  • Study Abroad Implementation Overview SIS/HR/SSO Integration (Study Abroad) Transferring Data to Terra Dotta Custom URL SIS/HR Data (Study Abroad) Authentication See more
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  • Overview Upon receiving the Terra Dotta contract, Terra Dotta will provision two sites: a production site and a sandbox (test) site. Once created, an implementation planning meeting will be held be... See more
  • Study Abroad Integration Overview plus icon minus icon
  • This overview describes the various aspects of an integration and estimated technical effort to complete.  See the Study Abroad Integration Planning Form SFTP : Ter... See more
  • SIS/HR Data (Study Abroad) plus icon minus icon
  •   Integration Configuration Options Option 1: Standard Fetch The standard fetch approach requires one data file that contains all potential applicants that may use th... See more
  • Terra Dotta ISSS Implementation plus icon minus icon
  • Implementing Terra Dotta ISSS Implementation Overview ISSS Implementation Timeline ISSS Implementation with Admission Package Round Trip Data Transfer for Admissions SIS/HR/SSO Integration (ISS... See more
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  • Custom URL: Both the public and post-login portions of the site will have a custom URL using the institutional domain. (e.g. goabroad.myuni.edu, international.myuni.edu, etc.) ... See more
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  • ISSS SIS data file specifications  Scroll further down this page to see additional file specifications, overview of the integration structure, and FAQs. View Detailed Terra ... See more
  • Terra Dotta Travel Registry Implementation plus icon minus icon
  • Travel Registry Implementation Overview SIS/HR/SSO Integration (Travel Registry) Transferring Data to Terra Dotta Custom URL SIS/HR Data (Travel Registry) Authentication See more
  • Travel Registry Implementation Overview plus icon minus icon
  • Overview Upon receiving the Terra Dotta contract, Terra Dotta will provision two sites: an administrative site and a public registration site (for travelers). Once created, an implementation planni... See more
  • Travel Registry Integration Overview plus icon minus icon
  • This overview describes the various pieces of an integration and estimated technical effort to complete. See the Travel Registry Integration Planning Form SFTP : Te... See more
  • SIS/HR Data (Travel Registry) plus icon minus icon
  • Integration Configuration Standard Fetch The travel registry integration requires one data file that contains all potential applicants that may use the Terra Dotta system. This approach ... See more
  • Terra Dotta Agreements Management Implementation plus icon minus icon
  • Agreements Management Implementation Overview SIS/HR/SSO Integration Transferring Data to Terra Dotta Custom URL SIS/HR Data (Agreements Management) Authentication See more
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  • Overview Upon receiving the Terra Dotta contract, Terra Dotta will provision a public agreements site (to show existing agreements and submit proposals for new agreements). Once created, an impleme... See more
  • Agreements Management Integration plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta for Agreements Management is a web-based software module, typically installed on an existing Terra Dotta site, that is designed to save time and money by automating processes... See more
  • Round-Trip Data Transfer plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta’s Round Trip Data Transfer (RTDT) is a 2-way exchange of data between a client’s Terra Dotta and Student Information System (SIS). This service is designed: to collect appl... See more
  • Custom Data Export plus icon minus icon
  • A Custom Data Export is an automated extraction of predefined fields of data from the Terra Dotta system as a flat file placed on the client’s Terra Dotta provided SSH folder. This information can ... See more
  • Integration with Payment Gateway Services plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta provides payment gateway integrations to accept credit card payments with these three supported payment gateway vendors: PayPal - Payflow Pro TouchNet - T-Link uPay CashNet ... See more
  • Security plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta Software Security Model Terra Dotta web applications deliver information through both public and private interfaces. This document explains how Terra Dotta manages data secur... See more
  • PCI DSS 3.2.1 AoC plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta's PCI DSS 3.2.1 Attestation of Compliance is available for review at this link. See more
  • U.S. Data Center plus icon minus icon
  • Hosting Environment Terra Dotta provides hosting services using servers and data center facilities provided by Ntirety (formerly HOSTING). Ntirety is a top-tier, SOC-audited provider, wh... See more
  • Australian Data Center plus icon minus icon
  • Hosting Environment Terra Dotta provides hosting services using servers and data center facilities provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our APAC clients are housed in the AWS ap-southe... See more
  • Accessibility plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta references the accessibility standards outlined in Section 508 of the U.S. Rehabilitation Act (ADA) for all product development. More specifically, we incorporate the standards for web-... See more
  • Dev/QA/Testing Procedures plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta employs a team of dedicated QA specialists for regular and ongoing testing of our applications, targeting stability, security, usability, performance and data integrity. The team analyz... See more
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  • Glossary of Terms plus icon minus icon
  • a ADFS - Active Directory Federation Services, an authentication and SSO service published by Microsoft API - Application Programming Interface, a method by which a software system makes data from ... See more
  • Using a Custom URL plus icon minus icon
  • This article provides an overview of how to customize your Terra Dotta site's URL and covers the following topics: Understanding the Use of a Custom URL Important Considerations Technic... See more
  • Authentication plus icon minus icon
  • Terra Dotta has the built-in ability for both applicant and admin users to login using local authentication. Local authentication means that any user could have an account in Terra Dotta... See more
  • Generate a Key Pair in a Windows Environment plus icon minus icon
  • How to create a new public-private key pair for authentication to Terra Dotta SSH servers on a Windows server or Windows workstation 1. Download and install puttyge... See more