This is a comment and warning to anyone in the United States using MapleTA 8.
If you get login information using LDAP, MapleTA 8 gets the "employee number" from the LDAP data base and displays it on the screen when a person is logged in. After talking to our IT people, they acknowledge that this is a FERPA violation when using MapleTA in a lab where people can see screens of other people's computers.
Our IT people have contacted Maplesoft for a way to remove the number from the screen. Hopefully Maplesoft will post a solution for all of us in the United States.