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Choosing an Authentication Setting

Last Modified: July 27, 2017

Choose whether users connect through accounts controlled by the web server, Windows accounts, or an LDAP server.

Use the following table to choose between settings on the Authentication tab.
Use Case Setting
Only one user, the admin, will access the web server. Log in as users controlled by the web server
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The admin user's username will be admin and cannot be changed.

Multiple users defined on the server machine will access the web server locally or remotely. Log in using Windows accounts »Restrict to local users defined on the server machine
Multiple users will access the web server locally or remotely. You want to grant access to users in all the domains the server machine trusts. Log in using Windows accounts »Allow all local and Active Directory users
Multiple users on different machines in one domain will access the web server. Log in using Windows accounts»Restrict to users in a single Active Directory domain
Multiple users in one or more domains will access the web server. Your IT administrator has set up an LDAP URL (for example: ldap://server.example.com). Connect to an LDAP Server
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You can use this setting in conjunction with Windows accounts or an admin account.


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