Enabling single sign-on for the Windows desktop

Configure HCL 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 Connections.

Before you begin

Verify that HCL 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 Connections to use SPNEGO, complete the following tasks: