Many users around the globe already have credentials to access online services from global platforms such as Microsoft, LinkedIn, and others. The idea with Single Sign-On (SSO) is to allow these users to access other online services, such as TidWiT, with their single SSO account credentials to avoid needing to maintain multiple online credentials or to re-register, speeding up, simplifying, and securing their online access.
Typically, the following data about the user is pulled through SSO: E-mail, first and last name.
Currently, TidWiT supports Single-Sign-On with Microsoft Accounts and LinkedIN. Salesforce and Facebook SSO are being added.
Yes, TidWiT services can provide integration options for Active Directory users.
Each instance created on TidWiT would need its own Single Sign-On to be setup for proper tracking of usage metrics within the instance.
Yes, an administrator can get to choose which Single-Sign-On service to apply on their instance.