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HealthShare® Health Connect supports a wide variety of authentication mechanisms. Authentication determines if users are who they say they are.

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Authentication overview

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The lightweight directory access protocol


The Kerberos network authentication system

OS-based authentication

Using operating system credentials

Instance authentication

The Health Connect built-in authentication system

Delegated authentication

Using your own authentication system and tying in Health Connect

Supported authentication-authorization combinations

Your authentication mechanism determines what authorization mechanism you can use.

Authentication mechanism Authorization mechanisms
LDAP LDAP, InterSystems authorization
Kerberos InterSystems authorization, Delegated authorization
OS-based InterSystems authorization, Delegated authorization, LDAP
Instance authentication InterSystems authorization
Delegated authentication InterSystems authorization, Delegated authorization

Two-factor authentication

Health Connect supports both SMS text authentication and time-based one-time password (TOTP) authentication.

Two-factor authentication

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