Supported Conjur Cloud authenticators

In addition to its default authenticator, Conjur Cloud supports other industry-standard authentication types. You can configure Conjur Cloud to use one or a combination of several authenticator types.

The following authenticator types are supported:

Authentication type


authn Defines the Conjur Cloud Default Authenticator. Authentication for both users and hosts is based on an user ID / application identity (host id) respectively, as well as an API key. 

Enables an AWS resource to use its AWS IAM role to authenticate with Conjur Cloud.


Enables an Azure resource to authenticate with Conjur Cloud


Enables an application to authenticate to Conjur Cloud using a JWT from a JWT Provider.


Enables a Google Cloud Platform resource to authenticate with Conjur Cloud