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Liferay Portal 6 Enterprise Intranets by Jonas X. Yuan

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Authentications

As mentioned earlier, you don't need to type users all in one at a time. You can add users in bulk via LDAP and SSO. At the same time, you may require the facility for strangers to create accounts and for the users to then request their password via the Forgot Password function. How can you customize these features? Let's take a deeper look at authentications.

General configuration

Generally speaking, user login functions are configurable in the portal. By default, authentication is based on the portal database. But as an administrator, you would be able to set up authentication based on LDAP and SSO, other than that on the portal database.

As shown in the following screenshot, you could set up the portal so that users can authenticate ...

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