Enabling single sign-on for the Windows desktop

Configure IBM® Connections to use SPNEGO for single sign-on (SSO). This configuration permits users to sign in to the Microsoft Windows desktop and automatically authenticate with IBM® Connections.

Before you begin

Verify that IBM® Connections works correctly without the SPNEGO authentication protocol.

Create a user account in the LDAP directory and add it to the WebSphere® Application Server administrators group.

Complete the steps in the Creating a service principal name and keytab file topic.

Note: If you are using on-ramp plug-ins or mobile services, your data traffic is not authenticated by Kerberos tickets or SPNEGO tokens. It is instead authenticated through Java EE form-based authentication.

About this task

To configure IBM® Connections to use SPNEGO, complete the following tasks: