You can use Basic Authentication to identify users in the Workspace ONE ™ UEM architecture but this method offers no integration to existing corporate user accounts.

Pros

  • Can be used for any deployment method.
  • Requires no technical integration.
  • Requires no enterprise infrastructure.

Cons

  • Cannot be used with Auto Discovery.
  • Credentials only exist in Workspace ONE UEM and do not necessarily match existing corporate credentials.
  • Offers no federated security or single sign-on.
  • Workspace ONE UEM stores all user name and passwords.
  • Cannot be used for Workspace ONE Direct Enrollment.

Basic_Authentication

  1. Console user logs in to Workspace ONE UEM SaaS using local account for authentication (Basic Authentication).
    • Credentials are encrypted during transport.
    • (for example, user name: jdoe@air-watch.com, password: abcd).
  2. Device user enrolls device using local Workspace ONE UEM account (Basic Authentication) credentials.
    • Credentials are encrypted during transport.
    • (for example, user name: jdoe2, password 2557).

For more information, see Workspace ONE Direct Enrollment.