Step 2: Set up an authentication source

When you put an application behind EAA an identity provider (IdP) authenticates it. EAA acts as a bridge between the application and IdP. To learn more see Identity and identity providers.

Every tenant is pre-provisioned with an EAA Cloud Directory to provide quick access to applications without AD integration or to extend third party or contractor access to applications without VPN. By default all users are part of the main “Users” group. EAA doesn’t store or cache passwords for users. To learn more see Directories.

What to do next: Step 3: Create and configure an application.