Microsoft Academic Verification Engine
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on March 29, 2020, 3:38 a.m. (4 hours, 28 minutes ago)
||Microsoft Academic Verification Engine
||Microsoft DreamSpark enables students to download Microsoft developer and design tools at no charge.
Now, for the first time, Microsoft is giving its valuable software developer and design tools directly to students worldwide at no charge! The program enables students, to download professional-level Microsoft developer tools to advance their learning and skills through technical design, technology, math, science and engineering activities.
For granting access to users to download software products from Microsoft DreamSpark site, the DreamSpark SP needs at least one of the following from our trusted Shibboleth Identity Providers:
•Name identifier assertion subject
•Built-in header Shib-IdentityProvider-Name
Additionally (optional), we recommend (for preventing piracy and providing better user experience) Identity Providers to kindly release the following attributes as well:
•eduPersonScopedAffiliation OR eduPersonAffiliation OR eduPersonUnscopedAffiliation
•eduPersonPrincipalName OR eduPersonTargetedID
How students can get verified in Microsoft DreamSpark using their IDP/School accounts?
1. Visit https://www.dreamspark.com/
2. If user is not already registered with DreamSpark:
a. Start creating a new account.
b. Select your school.
c. Fill necessary information and click on 'Continue to Verify' button.
d. DreamSpark will redirect user to get verified through IDP/School.
e. User enters valid credentials and IDP sends user back to DreamSpark website.
f. DreamSpark mark the user as verified and allow product download.
3. If user is already registered but did not choose school.
a. User logs in to the DreamSpark portal.
b. User starts modifying profile.
c. User selects school and updates the profile.
d. Visit a product page like 'Visual Studio' from DreamSpark home page.
e. DreamSpark will ask user to 'Get Verified', if not already verified.
f. DreamSpark will redirect user to get verified through IDP/School.
g. User enters valid credentials and IDP sends user back to DreamSpark website.
h. DreamSpark mark the user as verified and allow product download.
A user who is verified on DreamSpark can download products for next 12 months from the date of verification. After 12 months user has to re-verify.
|Privacy statement URL:
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|Organization display name:
- SAML 1.1
- SAML 2.0
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- urn:oid:220.127.116.11.4.1.5918.104.22.168.10 (eduPersonTargetedID)
- urn:oid:22.214.171.124.4.1.59126.96.36.199.6 (eduPersonPrincipalName)