Authx Plugin Guide

AuthX Plugin – Web & Custom applications

Overview

AuthX plugin is applicable only for the AuthX User login. AuthX plugin will save your login credentials and after successful authentication it auto logs on to the respective application.

System Requirements

AuthX Plugin supports Chrome and IE browsers.

Clients:

  • Windows 10 and above

Browsers:

  • Chrome Version 75 and above.

  • IE 11 and above (only Windows).

Servers:

  • Windows Server 2012

  • Windows Server 2012 R2

  • Windows Server 2016

  • Windows Server 2019

AuthX Factor Support

AuthX Plugin support these factor types for 2FA:

  • Push

  • TOTP

  • Face

  • Fingerprint

  • Palm

  • Phone SMS

  • Phone Call

  • RFID

  • Hardware Token

Steps to Protect an Application

Before moving on to the deployment process, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with AuthX portal concept and features like Managing Applications, Enrolling AuthX users and AuthX policy settings.

Manage Applications

  1. Sign up for an AuthX account.

  2. Navigate to UsersAdd your first user to AuthX.

    1. Ensure the registered user email should be valid email id

    2. To pick the correct Country code for Phone number

    3. Registered user should receive an Enrollment email to activate the account.

    4. Enroll the required authentication factors for registered user – Push, Face Push, Palm Push.

  3. Navigate to Applications-> Web Applications tab.

  4. User allowed to add a web application and custom web application

  5. Either click Add Webapplication and select Protect for any application.

  6. Or click Add Custom Webapplication and provide your inputs on the Application Name, App’s login page URL, Application Username type, Enable / disable 2 factor authentication, Update Logo, Policies & Groups.

  7. Save the application. 

Enroll a user

Add your first user to AuthX, either manually or using Directory sync. The username should match your Windows logon name. Install AuthX mobile app and add your account to it so you can use AuthX Push. If the user logging in Windows which does not exist in AuthX, the user may not be able to log in.

Policy Management

  1. Utilize the available default policy or create your own policy to restrict on the following

    1. Authentication

    2. Browsers – Desktop & Mobile

    3. Operating System

    4. IP address

Pre-Requisites

  1. Download the AuthX plugin for respective browsers

    1. Chrome extension

    2. IE addon

  2. Setup for Chrome extension

    1. Go to browser Settings

    2. Select Extensions

    3. Enable Developer Mode

    4. Select Load unpacked and upload the AuthX chrome extension

    5. Authx plugin successfully added to the browser

  3. Setup for IE addon

    1. Download and install this IE setup AuthXIEAddIn-1.0.4.0

    2. Go to browser Tools

    3. Select Manage Add-ons

    4. Select AuthX Password Manager, right click and enable it

AuthX user login

  1. Log on to Authx user account.

  2. List of applications will be displayed.

  3. Launch the AuthX plugin

  4. Select any one of the application and it navigates to respective website on new tab

  5. For the very first time, input your logon credentials and submit

    1. After valid login input, the Authx Password manager popup displays

      1. Upon Save – Logon details will be saved

        1. Now you can access the respective websites

        2. From the second time of login

          1. It directly navigates to respective application in new tab with Authx authentication factors

          2. After successful authentication, it auto logs in to the respective application

      2. Cancel – Logon details are not saved