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Introduction

The idenprotect Authentication Portal is where a user authenticates in order to access all of the applications that have been integrated with idenprotect. Once the user has authenticated to the Authentication Portal they can access any of these applications without needing to authenticate again.

This in-depth guide will take you through the step-by-step process of downloading, installing and configuring the idenprotect Authentication Portal. Each step links to an article about the specific part of the process you are on. Each of these articles has links to forward you on to the next step or to return you to a previous step.

Alternatively, we do also have the Idenprotect Authentication Portal Quick Start Guide. This is a high-level guide to help you get the idenprotect User Portal application up and running quickly with basic configuration and take you through some testing steps. Each of the steps in the Quick Start Guide will also have links to the more in-depth documentation


Installing idenprotect Authentication Portal

Pre-requisites

Prior to installing the idenprotect Authentication Portal you should ensure that you have an environment ready. The Idenprotect Core Platform Prerequisites guide will give you all of the information you need including System requirements, recommended Operating Systems and a checklist.

Note that in order to use the idenprotect Authentication Portal, you will need to be able to connect it to an installation of the idenprotect Core Platform. The default configuration is designed to have these components running on the same server but you can install them on separate servers if you wish. If you do not yet have an installation of the idenprotect Core Platform we recommend that you Start Here - idenprotect Core Platform

If the idenprotect Authentication Portal is installed on the same server as the Core Platform, many of the configuration steps can be completed automatically by running the installation wizard on the idenprotect Core Platform after installing both RPMs. This article will link to the individual configuration steps required to install the idenprotect Authentication Portal on a different server.

Downloads

Visit the Downloads and Links page to download the latest idenprotect Authentication Portal Version.

Installing with an RPM

All of our server applications are installed using RPM files. Please see our Installing with an RPM guide.

Verifying an installation

To verify that your RPM installation has been successful, please see Verifying an RPM installation

Upgrade an existing installation

To upgrade an existing RPM installation, please see Upgrading an RPM installation


Using idenprotect Authentication Portal

First authentication and navigation

To see how to access the idenprotect Authentication Portal and an overview of the screens, see idenprotect Authentication Portal - First authentication and navigation

Making configuration changes

To give you flexibility in how you use the idenprotect solution, many settings are configurable.

There are pages for each type of configuration but if you haven't made any changes yet, see How to make configuration changes


Configuring idenprotect Authentication Portal

A lot of the idenprotect Authentication Portal's configuration is done via the idenprotect Core Platform although some can only be done via properties files. The Idenprotect Authentication Portal Configuration article goes into more detail about what can be configured, how to make those configuration changes and has links to the relevant articles.

All of our Configuration articles are viewable under the Configuration Category. Note that this also includes configuration articles for our other applications.

Post-installation Hardening

Once the idenprotect Authentication Portal has been installed and configured and it is ready for testing/deployment. There are a number of steps we recommend taking to harden and secure your installation. Please see our Post Installation Hardening guide.