You can configure the web authentication and validation type to specify how roles assigned to this access type are authenticated when users attempt to access the CA products.
- Select Security and Role Management, Access Types on the Administration tab.
- The Access Type List page opens.
- Select the Access Type which you would like the authentication to be updated for.
Complete the following fields in the Web Authentication tab.
- Allow External Authentication
Select this check box if you want to allow contacts to be authenticated externally, for example by the HTTPD server or the operating system. If you select this option, users with this access type are validated by the appropriate external method as configured during installation.Checks ensure that no external validation has taken place (for example, that the user has not attempted access through a non-secure server) and that the user is defined as a valid contact in the system using the login ID. Then, it uses the access type to determine the correct interface to use.
- Validation Type
Defines how users are authenticated when an external authorization is either not permitted or fails (for example, if the user is attempting access through a non-secure server). The available options are: