Enable OS authentication

Insights in ArcGIS Enterprise
Insights desktop

OS authentication is currently available on Windows operating systems. OS authentication is not available in Insights desktop for macOS.

Database connections to Microsoft SQL Server databases have two possible authentication methods: SQL Server authentication and Windows authentication. SQL Server authentication uses a SQL Server username and password to authenticate. Windows authentication uses a local Windows user account or trusted domain account.

SQL Server relies on Windows to authenticate the Windows user accounts.

The following prerequisites are required before OS authentication can be used to create a database connection:


Use the following resources to learn more about OS authentication:

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