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Q: What is a Touchstone Collaboration Account?

  • What is a Touchstone Collaboration Account?
  • What is CAMS?

Context

  • MIT Touchstone
  • External user accounts and identity management at MIT
  • Stellar access for non-MIT users

Answer

A Touchstone Collaboration Account is an account in MIT's Collaboration Accounts Management System (CAMS), which is a component of MIT Touchstone, MIT's single-signon and web authentication system.

CAMS allows non-MIT users to register their external email addresses and choose a password, and then use that email/password combination to sign on to MIT systems that use Touchstone and allow external accounts to participate.

Examples of systems that use Touchstone and allow external accounts to participate:

See also

IS&T Contributions

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October 11, 2018

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