This documentation supports the 19.11 version of BMC Remedy Single Sign-On, which is available only to BMC Helix subscribers (SaaS).

To view an earlier version, select the version from the Product version menu.

Configuring Local authentication

You can configure Remedy Single Sign-On server for local authentication. 

Local authentication is a simple light-weight user store which should not be used as a corporate-wide authentication provider. It is not designed as a high performance authentication provider to support group policies, password expiration, and so on. It allows creating realm specific user stores which can be used for different purposes.

You might need to configure Local authentication in one of the following use cases:

  • For applications that require several user accounts
  • For cases when corporate identity providers are not available
  • For testing purposes

You should consider other authentication types when you design corporate-wide authentication for a high workload.

Related topics

Managing permissions

Installing the repository

Before you begin 

Add and configure a realm as it is described in Adding and configuring realms.

To configure Remedy SSO for Local authentication

  1. Click Enable Chaining Mode to add another Authentication type.  

    Best Practice

    Since Local authentication is a simple light-weight user store, we recommend adding another authentication type to handle high workloads.

Where to from here

When you have configured a realm with Local authentication type, you can add users and groups to this realms. For information about how to do this, see Managing local users.

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