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Authentication schemes

Updated on June 22, 2022

The Pega Platform offers the following authentication types:

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Authentication typeDescription
PRBasicBased on passwords in the Operator ID data instances and the login form. This is defined by the HTML @baseclass.Web-Login rule, which your application can override.
PRSecuredBasicSimilar to PRBasic, but passes credentials by using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) with Basic HTTP authentication. The login form is defined by the HTML @baseclass.Web-Login-SecuredBasic rule, which your application can override.
PRCustomSupports access to an external LDAP directory or a custom authentication scheme.
PRExtAssignSupports external assignments (Directed Web Access).
J2EEContextSpecifies that the application server in which the Pega Platform is deployed uses JAAS to authenticate users.

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