Add user password applications

Some web applications are configured for user name and password authentication only. Use this option if the application only supports user name and password authentication or if you don’t want to configure the application for SAML SSO at this time.

To add and configure a user password application in the Identity Administration portal

  1. In the Identity Administration portal, click Apps, then click Add Web Apps.

    The Add Web Apps screen appears.

  2. On the Search tab, enter the partial or full application name in the Search field and click the search icon.

  3. Next to the application, click Add.
  4. In the Add Web App screen, click Yes to confirm.

    Identity Administration portal adds the application.

  5. Click Close to exit the Application Catalog.

    The application that you just added opens to the Description page.

    The description of how to choose and download a signing certificate in this document might differ slightly from your experience. See Configure Single Sign-On (SSO) for the latest information.
  6. (Optional) On the Application Settings page, click Enable Derived Credentials for this app on enrolled devices (opens in built-in browser) to use derived credentials on enrolled mobile devices to authenticate with this application.

    See CyberArk-issued derived credentials for more information.

  7. (Optional) On the Description page, you can change the name, description, and logo, and you can add notes for the application. For some applications, the name cannot be modified.

    The Category field specifies the default grouping for the application in the user portal. Users have the option to create a tag that overrides the default grouping in the User Portal.

    Refer to Change the app name, description, or logo, and add notes for more information.

  8. On the User Access page, select the role(s) that represent the users and groups that have access to the application.

    When assigning an application to a role, select either Automatic Install or Optional Install:

    • Select Automatic Install for applications that you want to appear automatically for users.
    • If you select Optional Install, the application doesn’t automatically appear in the user portal and users have the option to add the application.
  9. Click the Add button associated with the filter and condition.
  10. Select the profile you want applied if all filters/conditions are met in the Authentication Profile drop-down.
    The authentication profile is where you define the authentication methods. If you have not created the necessary authentication profile, select the Add New Profile option. See Create authentication profiles
  11. Click OK.
  12. (Optional) In the Default Profile (used if no conditions matched) drop-down, you can select a default profile to be applied if a user does not match any of the configured conditions.
    If you have no authentication rules configured and you select Not Allowed in the Default Profile dropdown, users will not be able to log in to the service.
  13. Click Save.
    If you have more than one authentication rule, you can prioritize them on the Policy page. You can also include JavaScript code to identify specific circumstances when you want to block an application or you want to require additional authentication methods. For details, see Application access policies with JavaScript.

    If you left the Apps section of the Identity Administration portal to specify additional authentication control, you will need to return to the Apps section before continuing by clicking Apps at the top of the page in the Identity Administration portal.
  14. On the Account Mapping page, configure how the login information is mapped to the application’s user accounts.

    The options are as follows:

    • Use the following Directory Service field to supply the user name: Use this option if the user accounts are based on user attributes. For example, specify an Active Directory field such as mail or userPrincipalName or a similar field from CyberArk Cloud Directory.

      For Web - User Password applications, selecting this option allows an additional option to let Active Directory users log in using Active Directory credentials. Select the Use the login password supplied by the user (Active Directory users only) option for every Web - User Password application that you want users to log in to using Active Directory credentials.

    • Everybody shares a single user name: Use this option if you want to share access to an account but not share the user name and password. For example, some people share an application developer account.
    • Prompt the user for their user name: Use this option if you want users to supply their own user name and password. The first time a user launches the application, they enter their login credentials for that application. CyberArk Identity stores the user name and password and the next time the user launches the application, CyberArk Identity logs the user in automatically.
    • Use Account Mapping Script: You can customize the user account mapping here by supplying a custom JavaScript script. For example, you could use the following line as a script:

      LoginUser.Username = LoginUser.Get('mail')+'.ad';

      The above script instructs CyberArk Identity to set the login user name to the user’s mail attribute value in Active Directory and add ‘.ad’ to the end. So, if the user’s mail attribute value is then CyberArk Identity uses For more information about writing a script to map user accounts, see the User-password application scripting.

  15. (Optional) On the Advanced page, you can edit the script that provides the login information to the application. In most cases, you don’t need to edit this. For details, see the User-password application scripting.
  16. (Optional) On the Changelog page, you can see recent changes that have been made to the application settings, by date, user, and the type of change that was made.
  17. (Optional) Click Workflow to set up a request and approval work flow for this application.

    See Manage application access requests for more information.

  18. Click Save.