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Sign in to Insights

If you have the proper licences, you can sign in to Insights. Once signed in to Insights, you will have access to data, workbooks, and analytical capabilities that you can use to answer questions and deliver powerful results.

Note:

Insights must be configured and licences granted to access it. For more information on setting up Insights, see the administration topics.

Sign in to Insights in ArcGIS Online

Use the following steps to sign in to ArcGIS Insights in ArcGIS Online:

  1. Access the Insights in ArcGIS Online landing page.
  2. Click Sign in.
  3. Enter your username and password.
  4. Click Sign In.

Sign in to Insights in ArcGIS Enterprise

Insights in ArcGIS Enterprise supports signing in using an ArcGIS account or an Enterprise login.

Use the following steps to sign in to Insights in ArcGIS Enterprise using an ArcGIS account:

  1. Sign in to your Portal for ArcGIS account using your organization's URL (for example, http://myserver.mycompany.com/portal/home). If you do not know the URL for your organization, contact your administrator.
  2. Click the App launcher button to display your app menu.
    Portal for ArcGIS app launcher
  3. Click Insights.
  4. Enter your username and password again, if prompted.

Alternatively, you can sign in directly to Insights in ArcGIS Enterprise by modifying your Portal for ArcGIS URL. For example, http://myserver.mycompany.com/portal/apps/insights.

Sign in using Enterprise logins

You can secure your ArcGIS Enterprise portal using Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA), Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), public key infrastructure (PKI), or Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML). These authentications will also be used to sign in to Insights in ArcGIS Enterprise.

Use the following steps to sign in with an account using portal authentication:

  1. Start Insights desktop.
  2. Click the Sign In button at the top of the application.
  3. Enter the URL for your ArcGIS Enterprise organization in the Get Started window.
  4. Click Continue to Login.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • For IWA, enter your enterprise account credentials. If you are using a Microsoft Windows computer you may be signed in automatically.
    • For LDAP, enter your username and password, your enterprise account credentials, or select a certificate, depending on your LDAP configuration.
    • For PKI, select a certificate to authenticate your portal, then click OK.
    • For SAML enter your enterprise account credentials (for example, Okta or OpenAM)

Sign in from Insights desktop

You are not required to sign in to an ArcGIS organization to access most of the capabilities in Insights desktop. However, capabilities that use services from your ArcGIS organization will only be available when signed in.

Signing in to an ArcGIS organization from Insights desktop requires an internet connection or intranet network.

Use the following steps to sign in to an ArcGIS organization from Insights desktop:

  1. Start Insights desktop.
  2. Click the Sign In button at the top of the application.
  3. Do one of the following:
    • To sign in with an Insights in ArcGIS Online account, keep the organization URL set to https://www.arcgis.com.
    • To sign in with an Insights in ArcGIS Enterprise account, enter the URL for your ArcGIS Enterprise organization in the Get Started window.
  4. Click Continue to Login.
  5. Under ArcGIS login, enter your username and password. Both your username and password are case sensitive.
  6. Click Sign In.

Sign in using Enterprise logins

You can sign in to an Insights in ArcGIS Enterprise account that has been secured with portal authentication using Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA), Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), public key infrastructure (PKI), or Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML).

Use the following steps to sign in with an account using portal authentication:

  1. Start Insights desktop.
  2. Click the Sign In button at the top of the application.
  3. Enter the URL for your ArcGIS Enterprise organization in the Get Started window.
  4. Click Continue to Login.
  5. Do one of the following:
    • For IWA, enter your enterprise account credentials. If you are using a Microsoft Windows computer you may be signed in automatically.
    • For LDAP, enter your username and password, your enterprise account credentials, or select a certificate, depending on your LDAP configuration.
    • For PKI, select a certificate to authenticate your portal, then click OK.
    • For SAML enter your enterprise account credentials (for example, Okta or OpenAM)

Sign out

To sign out of your Insights account, click your profile picture at the top of the page and click Sign out. When you are signed out, you will still be able to see some Insights content, such as publicly shared pages. You will be prompted to sign back in to your account if you return to the Insights sign in page or attempt to access an item that is only available in Insights or is not shared publicly.

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