RSA SecurID Authentication

RSA SecurID is a two-factor authentication solution from RSA Security, Inc that is based on hardware or software tokens. We recommend that you review the Authentication Manager documentation before using SecurID.

Reflection for Secure IT supports RSA SecurID authentication using PAM.

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RSA Authentication Manager

Verifies authentication requests and centrally manages authentication policies.

RSA Authentication Agent

Intercepts authentication requests and directs them to the Authentication Manager for authentication.

Note: The RSA Authentication Agent for PAM must be running on the same computer as the Reflection for Secure IT server.

Hardware Token

A hardware device, such as a key fob or PIN card, that generates a one-time authentication code.

RSA Authentication Agent for PAM

Transfers control of authentication to RSA.