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Windows Authentication with Active Directory for SAM

The Orion Web Console can authenticate Active Directory users and users who are members of Active Directory security groups by using MSAPI or LDAP. By default, Windows individual or group accounts use MSAPI to authenticate accounts.

You can only use one authentication protocol at a time. All Windows accounts are authenticated through MSAPI or LDAP, depending on which one is enabled.

SolarWinds offers a free analyzer tool for Active Directory that provides instantaneous visibility into effective permissions and access rights. The tool provides a complete hierarchical view of the effective permissions access rights for a specific file folder (NTSF) or share drive. Download it for free from here: http://www.solarwinds.com/products/freetools/permissions_analyzer_for_active_directory/.

Authenticate users through MSAPI

  1. Enable the Orion Web Console to use automatic Windows Authentication.
    1. Start the Configuration Wizard in the SolarWinds Orion > Configuration and Auto-Discovery program folder.
    2. Select Website, and click Next.
    3. Provide the appropriate IP Address, Port, and Website Root Directory, and select Yes - Enable Automatic Login Using Windows Authentication.
    4. Click Next, and complete the Configuration Wizard.
  2. Log in to the Orion Web Console using the appropriate domain and user, providing Domain\User name or Username@Domain as the User Name.
  3. Run the Configuration Wizard and enable Windows authentication.
  4. Login to the Orion Web Console, and navigate to Settings > All Settings. In Web Console Settings, select Enable automatic login in the Windows Account Login drop-down.

 

 
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