About Authentication in Ingeniux CMS | View authentication methods and access an example of SAML configuration.
The Dynamic Site Server (DSS) relies on IIS (Internet Information Services) with a Windows server to determine access to published content. Typically, this entails the use of anonymous access in conjunction with an account such as IUSR.
The user ID must match the user ID in the authenticating database in order to authorize individual users to work with content inside Ingeniux CMS.
All authentication methods generally use the same process. The CMS performs the following operations:
Note: System administrators can configure the CMS and DSS in IIS to use the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol. The web server application handles this security level and doesn't impact the CMS as long as client requests can reach the web server.
The CMS relies on one of several authentication methods:
Note: Configuring SAML Authentication includes information about setting up SSO and single log-out (SLO) authentication with SAML and provides configuration details for organizations that authenticate via Okta.
See Creating CMS Site Instances for details to set up authentication during the installation of CMS sites.
This section includes: