Configure PKI Authentication

Perform the following tasks in sequence to configure PKI authentication on NetWitness Platform.

  1. Configure Active Directory
  2. Map User Roles to External Groups
  3. Import Server Certificate and Trusted CA Certificate
  4. Enable PKI Authentication

Note: Only Active Directory is supported for PKI Authentication.

Configure Active Directory

For instructions on how to use Active Directory to authenticate external user logins, see Configure Active Directory.

Map User Roles to External Groups

To enable PKI based authentication, a minimum of one external group should be mapped to administrator role in NetWitness Platform. For instructions on how to map user roles to external groups to provide necessary access, see (Optional) Map User Roles to External Groups.