Passwordstate Flexible Authentication Options Every organisations have different core infrastructure, and along with that, different requirements for authenticating against their IT Systems.

Passwordstate offer two base forms of authentication - Active Directory Integrated, and Forms-Based Authentication. Many two-factor authentication options are available, and when used in different combinations, 22 different authentication options are available.

You can also have different authentication options selected for different sets of users or security groups, and you can even have a different authentication option selected when browsing to Passwordstate from a non-trusted IP Address.

Active Directory Single Sign-On

Single Sign-On, using your Active Directory credentials, is available for Windows PCs joined to the domain. When used, users are automatically authenticated to Active Directory and the Passwordstate web site, without the need for them to specify their username and password.

Manual Active Directory

If you prefer not to use Single Sign-On Active Directory Authentication method, you can choose to use Manual Active Directory Authentication, whereby the user must first manually authenticate using the site their AD username and password.

RSA SecurID Two-Factor

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Make use of the leading two-factor authentication solution, and require your users to authenticate using RSA's SecurID tokens

AuthAnvil Two-Factor

Passwordstate also supports Scorpion Software's Multi Factor Authentication solution for two-factor authentication -

Duo Push Two-Factor

Make use of the leading cloud-based two-factor authentication solution, and choose Duo Security's Push Authentication -

One-Time Password Tokens

Based on either the TOTP (Time-Based) or HOTP (Counter-Based) algorithms, you can use either hardware or software tokens for additional two-factor authentication.

Google Authenticator

Google provides a free two-factor authentication solution called Google Authenticator, with authentication software available for most mobile clients -

SafeNet Two-Factor

Passwordstate also supports SafeNet's Cloud or On-Premise Two-Factor Authentication solution -

ScramblePad Authentication

ScramblePad Authentication works by assigning a Pin number to a user's account. When asked to authenticate, the user must match their pin number against a series of randomly generated letters.

Email and a Temporary Pin Code

When you first authenticate to Passwordstate, a temporary Pin Code can be emailed to an email address of your choice (could even be an SMS Gateway). The Pin Code is only active as long as the time period as specified by your Passwordstate Security Administrator(s).

SAML 2 Authentication

Passwordstate also supports SAML2 authenticator, with various SAML providers who support this standard. Providers such as,, or even Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS).

RADIUS Authentication

Integrate authentication with your existing RADIUS infrastructure as well. Based on the RADIUS Protocol, free RADIUS servers such as can be used, as well as many commercials ones.

Forms-Based Authentication

If your preference is not to use the Active Directory Integrated authentication method, you can opt for Forms-Based authentication. With Forms-Based authentication, there is no reliance on AD at all, and users must supply username/password every time they wish to use Passwordstate.