1. Click Administration > Sites & Settings
  2. From the menu on the left, choose the lower, site level
  3. Click the checkbox labeled Enable single sign-on authentication under the Single sign-on authentication section
  4. In the grid, add the information to use with the single sign-on system.
    1. In the Description column, enter a unique name to help identify the single sign-on instance.
    2. In the Shared Key column, enter the key used by the single sign-on system to access your website. This can be anything of your choosing, but should be a string of characters that is unique and not easily guessed
    3. In the UserName Querystring column, enter the variable that identifies the user name in the querystring generated by the single sign-on system.
    4. In the Time Querystring column, enter the variable that indicates the timestamp in the querystring generated by the single sign-on system.
    5. In the MD5 Hash Querystring column, enter the variable that indicates the message digest (MD) algorithm hash value in the query string generated by the single sign-on system for security.
    6. In the Expiration (seconds) column, enter for how long after the timestamp generated in the querystring the user has transparent access to the web page. By default, the single sign-on authentication expires after 300 seconds (5 minutes).
    7. If the single sign-on system uses the client IP address as additional security, mark the checkbox in the Include IP column.
    8. Click Add New
  5. Click Save
  • To edit an existing single sign-on entry, click Edit for the row to edit and update the information as necessary.
  • To delete an existing single sign-on entry, click Delete for the row to delete. At the message to confirm the deletion of the row, click Yes.
Note: Integration of your website with a third-party single sign-on system requires additional custom programming. For information about the code necessary to integrate with a third-party single sign-on system, consult the third-party single sign-on system provider.

For more information about setting up Single Sign-On, refer to our SSO User Guide (PDF).

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