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what's "user database"?

Hi,

it's about the user database authentication method, and sorry for asking basic question but could you tell me where i can add/remove user in gateway internal user database, is it in GUI-> Accounts-> Add? btw in "Common Authentication Parameters-> Proxy realm", do i need to modify this settings?

 

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Re: what's "user database"?

Hi, 

the user database is a very basic option, it uses an internal list that you can fill with username/password. Here you see where you can add the users:

user-database.JPG

Most customers will use other authentication methods, depending on direct/transparent setup.

More information: 

https://community.mcafee.com/t5/Documents/Web-Gateway-Choosing-the-right-Authentication-Method-for-y...

 

Some of the common methods in detail:

NTLM

https://community.mcafee.com/t5/Documents/Web-Gateway-Understanding-NTLM-and-Windows-Domain-Membersh...

Kerberos

https://community.mcafee.com/t5/Documents/Web-Gateway-Configuring-Kerberos-simplified-guide/ta-p/552...

LDAP

https://community.mcafee.com/t5/Documents/Web-Gateway-Understanding-LDAP-Authentication/ta-p/553833

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