Choose the means by which users of a given repository are to be authenticated when
There are two means by which TestArchitect
users may log in to a repository.
In both cases, users are required to have explicit accounts (user names) residing in
- TestArchitect Authentication
mode: Users log in with their repository user names and
passwords. Authentication is performed directly by TestArchitect.
- LDAP Authentication mode:
Requires the availability of an LDAP-based directory service. Users are
authenticated with their system (e.g., Windows) logins, thus eliminating the
need for a separate login for TestArchitect. (This is known as single sign-on.)
Important: Only one authentication mode may be in effect for a
repository at any given time. The chosen mode, established by an administrator
of the repository, applies to all users of the