The installation key is a token used to allow SSO connections to Orchestrator for integrated applications.
- Log in to the Management portal as a system administrator.
- On the Accounts & Groups page, select the Authentication Settings tab.
The current installation key is displayed and you can click the Copy icon to copy it to your clipboard:
- (Optional) To generate a new installation key, click Generate new.
A success message appears from the top right indicating that a new key was generated.
Orchestrator allows you to configure an external identity provider to control how your users sign in. The following table provides an overview of the different host-level external providers available.
Follow the instructions applicable for the external provider you want to use, as indicated below:
New installation versus upgrade
The instructions indicated in the below table are for a new installation or if you are configuring one of the external providers for the first time.
If you upgraded Orchestrator and were already using one or more of the external providers listed below, the configuration is migrated, but you might need to perform some re-configuration tasks. If so, follow the instructions in Re-configuring authentication after upgrade instead.
External Provider Integration
Users can use SSO with Windows Authentication using the Kerberos protocol
Administrators can search for users from the Active Directory
Users must be assigned a role in the Orchestrator tenant. Active Directory users and groups can be assigned a role via directory search.
Users can use SSO with Azure AD using the OpenID Connect protocol
Users must be manually provisioned into the Orchestrator tenant with an email address matching their Azure AD account.
Users can use SSO with Google using the OpenID Connect protocol
Users must be manually provisioned into the Orchestrator tenant with an email address matching their Google account.
Users can use SSO with any Identity Provider that supports SAML
Users must be manually provisioned into the Orchestrator tenant with a username matching their SAML account.
The settings you specify here are inherited by all organizations in your installation as default, but organization administrators can overwrite these settings as needed at the level of the individual organization.
To configure security options for your Automation Suite installation, go to Admin > Users > Authentication Settings and edit the following options as needed.
Editing the Password complexity settings does not affect existing passwords.
Select to force users to include at least one special character in their password.
Select to force users to include at least one lowercase character in their password.
Select to force users to include at least one uppercase character in their password.
Select to force users to include at least one digit in their password.
Minimum password length
Specify the minimum number of characters a password should contain.
Days before password expiration
Specify the number of days for which the password is available. After this period, the password expires and needs to be changed.
Number of times a password can be reused
The minimum accepted value is 0 (never allow reusing a password), while the maximum is 10.
Change password on the first login
If set to Required, users that log in for the first time must change their password before being allowed to access Automation Suite.
Enabled or Disabled toggle
If enabled, locks the account for a specific amount of seconds after a specific amount of failed login attempts. This also applies to the password change feature.
Account lockout duration
The number of seconds a user needs to wait before being allowed to log in again after exceeding the Consecutive login attempts before lockout.
Consecutive login attempts before lockout
The number of failed login attempts allowed before the account is locked.
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