Product Release: Auto Update 146 is Now Available!

New School Lunch Menu Planning Features

  • NEW! The security for the VendorLink import in System Management: Administration: Auto Transfer Settings: VendorLink  has been updated to authenticate with OAuth 2.0 per State Regulation.
    1. Email to request your new OAuth credentials. Include the following items:
      • Your existing Vendor Identifier (used for account verification purposes)
      • Your existing Vendor Key for an ITC with which you currently integrate (used for account verification purposes)
      • Your client application IP(s)/IP range(s) for any clients that will make calls against VendorLink production (used for whitelisting purposes)
      • The district IRN(s) of the district(s) with whom you are integrated, if you manage multiple districts.  Note: If your IP(s)/IP range(s) change in the future, please notify in order to update the whitelist.

Then in System Management: Administration: Auto Transfer Settings: VendorLink Tab:

    1. Enter,, as your Base URL.
    2. You will receive an email from with your new Vendor Identifier(s) and Vendor Key(s) from the Auth server.
    3. Once you make all of the above changes, the VendorLink methods function the same as they always have. This process only changes the security, not the methods.

Other Enhancements



NC FC1A Setup and Report

  • The accounts and line numbers added by DPI for the 2019-2020 school year will display on the FC1A setup and report.

Import Account Info

  • When the customer imports Account Info into their school lunch menu planning software, standard DPI accounts will be assigned the 2019-2020 FC1A line numbers.

System Management


Auto Transfer Settings: Illuminate

  • The Meals Plus school lunch menu planning software has updated the criteria it uses when importing Primary Contact information to ensure the correct information is being imported from Illuminate.  Additionally, if the Student # and Site exists in Illuminate, and the Student # is not enrolled (which means there is no Enrollment record from Illuminate for the current fiscal year OR there is an Enrollment record but the record has an Exit Reason) then we mark the Student as Withdrawn.