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Set up TriNet for automated tests with TrustCloud


Once you set up your compliance program, TrustCloud TrustOps works to ensure that your systems remain compliant with your adopted controls. To do so, TrustCloud retrieves lists of resources against systems in your product and business stack to use for compliance evidence.

This document outlines the steps you can take to grant TrustCloud access to retrieve a list of employees to use as evidence.

Instructions to grant TrustCloud access to retrieve employees from TriNet


TriNet requires a contract addendum with TriNet authorizing approved access in order to access your company’s TriNet information via APIs. This process is started by the submission of a TriNet Solution Engineering Intake Form. An addendum will typically be created by TriNet within three business days of submittal of the intake form and must be signed by an officer, director level or above. The necessary access will be delivered within three business days of receipt of the signed addendum.

  1. Complete the TriNet Solution Engineering Intake Form
    • Select I am a: “TriNet Customer”, then “Next”
    • Enter your Customer and Contact information, then Click “Next”
    • Select “Third-Party Pre-Built Integration”, then “Next”
    • Select “Enterprise”
    • Select “TrustCloud”
    • Select “New Setup”, then “Next”
    • Enter information for Officer authorized to sign addendum for API access, then “Submit”
  2. Create a TriNet Developer account and Team – This step can be skipped if a developer account and team has already been created for your company within the TriNet Developer site.Create Developer Account – An account must be requested for each individual who will need access to the API credentials
    • Sign up for a developer account
    • Complete email verification
    • Wait for email confirmation of account activation before attempting to sign in (each developer account must be approved by TriNet Solution Engineering before you can sign in. Accounts are typically approved within one to two business days.)

    Create Developer Team – Team allows you to directly manage which internal colleagues have access to the API credentials. Members can be added or deleted by the team owner, but each developer must have a developer account with TriNet to access the team.

    • Sign in at
    • Select “Teams” from drop down in upper right-hand corner of screen
    • Select “+ NEW TEAM”
    • Enter “Team Name” as your company name
    • Assign “Members”
      • Select “+ Add another member”
      • Enter member email address
      • Select “Role”
        • Owner – Full read and write privileges for team members, team details, and apps. Should only be assigned to those authorized to add new members to the developer team
        • Viewer – Read only privileges for team members, team details, and apps. Should be assigned to those who need access to the API credentials but cannot authorize adding new members.
        • App Admin. – Do not use
  3. TriNet Solution Engineering will submit an internal addendum request and notify you via email this has been submitted.
  4. Addendum must be signed by an officer of the company. The signatory will receive a DocuSign request once the addendum is generated.
  5. Solution Engineering ****will assign the production API keys to the developer team, and send a verification email.
  6. Access API credentials to be used within TrustCloud.
    • Sign in at
    • Select “Teams” from drop down in upper right-hand corner of screen
    • Click on dated row in “Apps” section
    • Match first four of “Key” to email from TriNet Solution Engineering
    • Update “App Name” to “TrustCloud”
    • Copy “Key” and “Secret” to be used in TrustCloud Connector
    • Save
  7. Enter in the key and secret in TrustCloud, along with your Company ID.

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