EMS Authentication Methods

Authentication is the process of identifying an individual or entity that is attempting to log into a secure domain. EMS Software supports multiple authentication methods that are suited to different applications and use cases.

The following table provides information on the various authentication methods for each EMS product.

EMS Product

Authentication Options

Available on EMS Platform Services

Available to EMS Cloud Services Customers

Best Practices

EMS Desktop Client

NO

YES. Not available in Citrix (LDAP and Windows Authentication).

 

EMS Web App

NO

YES (LDAP, EMS Authentication, and SAML 2.0 ADFS)

NO (Windows Authentication and Portal Authentication)

 

EMS Kiosk App

Primary Authentication:

Second Authentication:

YES

YES

 

EMS Kiosk App (Legacy)

Primary Authentication:

  • Standard
  • Exact Match
  • LDAP
  • Badge

Secondary Authentication:

  • Security Type
  • Badge

NO

YES

 

EMS Room Sign App

NO

YES

Best Practices

EMS Mobile App

YES

YES (SAML, LDAP, OpenID, EMS Native Authentication)

NO (NTLM Windows Authentication and Header Authentication)

 

Master Calendar

NO

YES (LDAP and EMS Native Authentication)

NO (Portal and NTLM Windows Authentication)

 

Campus Planning Interface

NO

YES (EMS Authentication and LDAP)

NO (Windows Authentication and Portal)

 

EMS for Outlook

YES

N/A

 

EMS Floor Plan

NO

YES