Session #44

First Time Student Aid Internet Gateway (SAIG) Users Reza Venegas Charlie Henkle Sue Rager

Agenda
• SAIG System Overview • SAIG Enrollment • Terminology • SAIG Suite Components • Review

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SAIG System Overview
https://www.fsawebenroll.ed.gov SAIG Mailbox https://www.saigportal.ed.gov FSA Application Systems FMS COD CPS NSLDS eCDR CSB

Postsecondary Institution State Scholarship/ Guaranty Agency 3rd Party Servicers

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Mainframe & Midrange Users TDClient PC Users EDconnect

SSL 3.0

Internet
SSL 3.0

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Enrollment on the Web

To Enroll for SAIG Mailbox go to: https://www.fsawebenroll.ed.gov
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Enrollment

• Select Add a new Destination Point (TG number/mailbox) to add a new TG number/mailbox • Select Modify existing services for a Destination Point to change or add services for a TG number/mailbox 5

Terminology
• TG Number • Destination Point Administrator (DPA)

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Terminology
• Message class - used to identify type of data – SSCRXXIN – NSLDS Roster file (non cyclical) – IDSA08OP – ISIR data files for 20072008 cycle (cyclical) • Last 2 characters determine sender –IN – sent from school to application system –OP – sent from application system to school
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Terminology

• Message Class Table • Firewall - barrier between computer & external source (Internet), hardware or software implemented – May prevent EDconnect or TDClient from communicating with SAIG
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SAIG Suite Components
• EDconnect - PC software used to send and receive data. • TDClient – Mainframe and MidRange Client software used to send and receive data • TDCommunity Manager (TDCM) – Web tool used for viewing files transmitted through the mailboxing system
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EDconnect
• Windows based software used to transmit TitleIV data. • Current version is 7.2 • Download software at

http://fsadownload .ed.gov/softedconn ect.htm
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Security Setup
• Firewall - open port 26581 to allow for outbound TCP/IP traffic • EDconnect passwords – User Password EDconnect login only – Network Password SAIG mailbox
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TDClient

• Download the Host Communication Guide from the web at http://fsadownload.ed.gov/mainfr ameguide.htm • Request TDClient software via CPS/SAIG Technical Support at 800330-5947 • Create JCL/Scripts to execute TDClient –Installation, setup questions? Contact CPS/SAIG Technical Support
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Supported Platforms
• MVS OS/390 2.6+ & LE 1.9+ • OS/400 4.2+ • AIX 4.2+ • Sun Solaris 2.6+ • HPUX 10.2+

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TDCommunity Manager (TDCM) • Web Tool - view network traffic in your SAIG mailbox • Internet address: https://www.saigportal.ed.gov • Download the TDCM User’s Guide at http://fsadownload.ed.gov/soft edconnect.htm
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TDCM Features
• Monitors sent and received files • Provides filter and sort capabilities • Supports advanced search options • Can be used to restore files • View error detail to troubleshoot transmission errors
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Login Screen for TDCM

• Username: enter TG and the five digit TG Number • Password: enter your SAIG Network password • Click Login
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Steps moving forward
• Step 1: Web Enrollment • Step 2: Download software and documentation –EDconnect - PC user –TDClient – mainframe/midrange users • Step 3: Install software • Step 4: Setup and Testing
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Contact Information
We appreciate your feedback and comments. We can be reached at: CPS/SAIG Technical Support • Phone: 800-330-5947 • Email: cpssaig@ed.gov Reza.Venegas@ed.gov
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