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Configuring current users for native authentication

Users' identities are verified as part of the log in process before they access host applications. For each user, select to use native authentication for identity verification.

To use native platform for authentication, you must first install the platform authentication service on the system used to authenticate users. The user's ID and password should already be defined to the operating system running the platform authentication service.

To use native platform authentication on Windows NT, you must grant the users an additional privilege before they can be authenticated.

To choose native platform authentication for a user:

  1. Right-click a user and select Properties.
  2. Check Use Native Authentication so that it is enabled.
  3. Enter the user's ID for the native platform.
  4. Click OK to close the window.

Related Topics

  1. Native Authentication
  2. Native Authentication requirements
  3. Installing the native platform authentication service
  4. Starting the native platform authentication service
  5. Enabling Windows NT users for native authentication