Who is the target user of Single Sign-On (SSO) authentication?
Large organizations such as Universities, Law Firms, Corporations or Government Entities that already maintain a private corporate website and want to provide the users of their website direct access to vLex.
What are the benefits of SSO?
- Your users will be able to log in to vLex from any device in any location, without any IP restrictions, and without being required to remember yet another username & password combination to log in to vLex.
- Every user will benefit from a private account in vLex and will be able to use all the personal features such as tagging documents, creating search alerts and retrieving their search history.
- As the account's administrador, you will have access to enhanced stastics of usage: this statistics include the actual number of named end users using vLex, and their individual usage frequency.
What does it take to implement the SSO protocol?
It's very easy. You only need to place a piece of code provided by vLex in a private page in your website. Check the technical documention for details.
Where can I activate the SSO integration?
Log in to vLex with your account's administrator identity, , Acceda a vLex con su cuenta de adminitrador. Go to Account and Remote Authentication. You fill be required to fill a form with these fields:
- "Activate Remote Authentication" - By checking this option you are activiation the Single Sign-On protocol.
- “Login Page” - The URL of the page in your website where you will be copying the code provided by vLex
- “Logout page” - The URL where you want users to be redirected when they log out from vLex. This could be the homepage of your private website.
Once you have completed the form you will be given access to this data:
- "Authentication Token". -This is a shared secret between vLex and you that will be copied to the SSO code placed in your website. You should not give third parties accces to this information. If you regenerate this code you will also need to update the code in your website.
- “Account ID” - Your Account ID in vLex. You will need to copy this number to the SSO code in your website.
Does vLex support other SSO protocols?