Configure Local Database Authentication
You can configure a user database that is local to the firewall to authenticate administrators who access the firewall web interface and to authenticate end users who access applications through Captive Portal or GlobalProtect. Perform the following steps to configure Local Authentication with a local database.
- Add the user
account to the local database.
- Select DeviceLocal User DatabaseUsers and click Add.
- Enter a user Name for the administrator.
- Enter a Password and Confirm Password or enter a Password Hash.
- Enable the account (enabled by default) and click OK.
- Add the user
group to the local database.Required if your users require group membership.
- Select DeviceLocal User DatabaseUser Groups and click Add.
- Enter a Name to identify the group.
- Add each user who is a member of the group and click OK.
an authentication profile.The authentication profile defines authentication settings that are common to a set of users. Set the authentication Type to Local Database.
- Assign the authentication profile to an administrator
account or to an Authentication policy rule for end users.
a Firewall Administrator Account:Specify the Name of a user you defined earlier in this procedure.Assign the Authentication Profile that you configured for the account.
- End users—For the full procedure to configure authentication for end users, see Configure Authentication Policy.
- Administrators—Configure a Firewall Administrator Account:
- Verify that the firewall can Test Authentication Server Connectivity to authenticate users.
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