We call this method to set a given user's parameter in the i2b2 SHRINE. We use this method to set the user's authentication method to use Active Directory.

function i2b2_set_user_param($user_name, $param_name, $param_type, $param_value){
	 * Construct set_role XML call and attach to message_body parent
	 * <pm:set_user_param>
	 *  <user_name>snm0</user_name>
	 *  <param name="tests" datatype="T" id="123">myvalue2</param>
	 * </pm:set_user_param>
	 * Returns: Boolean true when user role is set
	global $i2b2_pm_uri, $i2b2_domain, $i2b2_service_account_id, $i2b2_service_account_pw;
	$request_xml = i2b2_header_xml($i2b2_pm_uri, $i2b2_domain, $i2b2_service_account_id, $i2b2_service_account_pw);
	$request_xml .= "<pm:set_user_param>";
	$request_xml .= "	<user_name>$user_name</user_name>";
	$request_xml .= "	<param name=\"$param_name\" datatype=\"$param_type\">$param_value</param>";
	$request_xml .= "</pm:set_user_param>";
	$request_xml .= i2b2_footer_xml();
	$ch = curl_init($i2b2_pm_uri);
	curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, 0);
	curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, true);
	curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array('Content-Type: text/xml'));
	curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, "$request_xml");
	curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
	$data = curl_exec($ch);
	log_request($request_xml, $user_name . '-' . __FUNCTION__);
	return $data;