This page provides an overview of external authentication providers in AppDynamics.
While local user accounts are created and maintained in the Controller Admin UI, you can authenticate and authorize Controller UI users for your organization with external authentication providers.
Accessing Authentication Provider Settings
As an administrator in the Controller UI, you can view Authentication Provider settings in Settings > Administration.
By default, Controller authentication is configured to the local authentication option, AppDynamics. Alternatively, you can have an external LDAP or SAML system perform Controller user authentication and authorization.
To view more information, see the following topics: