Creating single sign-on users

To complete an authentication process through single sign-on, you must create users that can later log in to BigFix Inventory.

Before you begin

An icon representing a user. You must have the Manage Users permission to perform this task.

About this task


  1. In the top navigation bar, click Management > Users.
  2. To create a user, click New.
  3. In the User Name field, type the name of an existing single sign-on user.
    Tip: The login format depends on the configuration of your environment. It can be, for example, an e-mail address, or a user ID, and it might need to be followed by a domain name.
  4. From the list, select a Computer Group to which the user would be assigned.
  5. From the Authentication Method list, select Single Sign-On.
  6. Click Create.
  7. To delete the created user, click its name. Then, in the upper left of the window click Delete.

What to do next

To confirm authentication, log in to the BigFix Inventory server with the credentials of the single sign-on user that you created in BigFix Inventory.