Add an Authentication Type

Adds an authentication provider and users to AgilePoint NX.

Figure: Authentication Configuration screen

Authentication Configuration screen

Prerequisites

Good to Know

How to Start

  1. Click Settings.

    Settings
  2. Click Admin Settings.

    Click Admin Settings

Fields

Field Name Definition

Enabled Authentications

Function:
Shows you the active authentication types in your AgilePoint NX environment.

You can enable more than one account of the same third-party service, such as Microsoft 365 or Salesforce.

Accepted Values:
  • Primary - Shows the main authentication types on your AgilePoint NX environment.
  • Make Primary - Makes the selected authentication primary for your AgilePoint NX environment.

Supported Authentications

Function:
Shows the authentication types your AgilePoint NX environment can use.

The authentication types can change based on your AgilePoint NX configuration.

Accepted Values:

This authentication type is available in AgilePoint NX OnDemand:

  • AgilePoint ID - Enables native AgilePoint authentication.

These authentication types are available in AgilePoint NX OnDemand AgilePoint NX Private Cloud or AgilePoint NX OnPremises:

These authentication types are available in AgilePoint NX Private Cloud or AgilePoint NX OnPremises only:

  • ADFS
  • Amazon Cognito
  • CA SiteMinder
  • IdentityServer
  • Okta
  • PingFederate

For more information, refer to Authentication.

Limitations:

Amazon Cognito authentication are available in these releases:

Okta, IdentityServer, and CA SiteMinder authentication are available in these releases:

PingFederate authentication is available in these releases:

Auto Signup - Auto sync user profile on first successful login

Function:
Synchronizes users in your AgilePoint NX environment with a third-party service, such as Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Salesforce, or Google.

Synchronization is a one-way process. Data flows from the external service to the AgilePoint user database. Users you add to AgilePoint are not added to the third-party service.

Accepted Values:
  • Yes - synchronizes the users with your AgilePoint NX environment.
  • No - Does not synchronize the users with your AgilePoint NX environment.

Auto Signup - Sync User Email IDs

Function:
Synchronizes users e-mail ID in your AgilePoint NX environment with a third-party service, such as Microsoft Azure Active Directory, Salesforce, or Google.

Synchronization is a one-way process. Data flows from the external service to the AgilePoint user database. The users e-mail ID you add to AgilePoint are not added to the third-party service.

Accepted Values:
  • Yes - synchronizes the users e-mail ID with your AgilePoint NX environment.
  • No - Does not synchronize the users e-mail ID with your AgilePoint NX environment.

Add Users - Single User

Opens this Screen:
Create New User screen
Function of this Screen:
Creates a user in AgilePoint NX.

Add Users - Bulk Upload

Opens this Screen:
Bulk Upload screen
Function of this Screen:
Creates more than one user for AgilePoint NX.