To enable the Provider Authentication option, the GlobalSearch administrator will need to configure your chosen provider on the Server. Update config.json in your GlobalSearch website's Square9Web folder with the provider specific settings. Your administrator will need to provision the application in the provider before performing the configuration outlined below.
The Okta administrator will need to provide the Okta Client ID and Okta Domain to add into GlobalSearch's config.json. GlobalSearch Cloud customers can provide these values to support and they will be provisioned on your behalf.
The authProviders key and the okta key and object are required. Be sure to update the values with settings specific to your Okta Application.
Once provisioned, Provider Authentication will add a “Login with” option to the login page.
Customers can hide the Username and Password for Square 9 logins if desired. Simply add a new entry to the config.json noted above:
User will still have the opportunity to provide Square 9 credentials when appropriate. This is common for Admin level users, or for users that might be provisioned outside of your organization. Simply double click the GlobalSearch logo to expose the Username and Password options.