Authentication is the process whereby users login to their Igloo intranet. Our platform offers feature-rich security and several flexible methods of authentication. The Features section of this article covers the individual types of authentication we support, and the Configuration section links out to detailed deployment instructions.
Hover over the authentication diagrams below for more information and direct links to member management configuration steps
Basic authentication for new communities, small businesses, and those without large scale IT requirements (Fig. 1.1)
(Fig. 1.1) Igloo authentication and member management diagram
Automate user management if Microsoft Active Directory is deployed in your IT environment.
(Fig. 2.1) Active Directory authentication and member management diagram
3rd-party Identity Provider (IdP)
Provide a seamless experience for your community members who are already using an identity management system. This solution does not require credentials to be supplied when accessing the platform, known as Single Sign-On (SSO).
(Fig. 3.1) IdP authentication and member management diagram