Forms Authentication

  • This method allows for users to be created and maintained within the application
  • Consistent login page regardless of location.
  • No Active Directory integration

Integrated Windows Authentication

  • The users logging into the application will leverage Windows Active Directory to authenticate the users against active directory
  • The user logged into the computer will be automatically passed to the application for authentication
  • User must exist in Active Directory prior to adding permissions in Summation

AD Forms Authentication

  • This is a hybrid method that requires log in credentials be entered regardless of being on or off domain.
  • Users are required to use Domain\User format when entering in this information
  • During installation choose forms authentication and after installation is complete go to the Management Console -> Settings Active Directory Configuration to enable Windows users.