This is an archive related to a previous version of Esri Maps for SharePoint. If you need the current version go to http://doc.arcgis.com/en/maps-for-sharepoint/.
Esri Maps for SharePoint supports several authentication modes when connecting to ArcGIS Online or Portal for ArcGIS. The supported authentication mode differs based on how you have set up your ArcGIS Online organization or Portal for ArcGIS security. See the help documentation for ArcGIS Online or the Administrator Guide in the help system that is installed locally with Portal for ArcGIS for additional information and to ensure the security settings have been properly configured.
Esri Maps for SharePoint supports the following authentication modes for connecting to ArcGIS Online:
For detailed information on Portal for ArcGIS authentication, see the Administrator Guide included with the Portal for ArcGIS installation.
For Portal for ArcGIS 10.3 and later, the default authentication is OAuth 2.0.
Esri Maps for SharePoint requires no specific steps to implement the authentication methods supported by Portal for ArcGIS; the app configuration process outlined in the Esri Maps for SharePoint installation topic is all that is required. See About configuring portal authentication for more information.