Many organizations don’t use LDAP or active directory for user authentication. In other scenarios, some users are not in LDAP and are created only in ThoughtSpot. In such cases, you can choose to authenticate users against ThoughtSpot internal authentication.

Many organizations don’t use LDAP or active directory for user authentication. In other scenarios, some users are not in LDAP and are created only in ThoughtSpot. In such cases, you can choose to authenticate users against ThoughtSpot internal authentication.

If you have been using ThoughtSpot with users you created manually, and you now want to transition to LDAP, please contact ThoughtSpot Support. They can assist you in migrating existing users to their LDAP equivalents. <!–

Configure internal authentication

To authenticate users using ThoughtSpot internal who are not available in the LDAP or AD system:

  1. Log into ThoughtSpot from a browser.
  2. Click the Admin menu on the top navigation bar.

    This opens the ThoughtSpot Management Console.

  3. Click Settings menu on the top navigation bar.

  4. In the Settings panel, click Authentication: Internal and then Configure option.

  5. Choose Enable under Authentication: Internal option. If you want to disable the internal authentication, configure AD or LDAP first, and then select Disable and save the configuration.

  6. Click Save to configure the internal authentication. –>