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Authentication

InterSystems IRIS® 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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LDAP

The lightweight directory access protocol

Kerberos

The Kerberos network authentication system

OS-based authentication

Using operating system credentials

Instance authentication

The InterSystems IRIS built-in authentication system

Delegated authentication

Using your own authentication system and tying in InterSystems IRIS

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

InterSystems IRIS supports both SMS text authentication and time-based one-time password (TOTP) authentication.

Two-factor authentication

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Security

Authorization

TLS

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