What does a user need in order to access a Planning Application?
The user needs a valid username and password.
When we create a user in Shared Services, we provide his 'user ID' and 'password' information. This is stored and when the same user tries to access the Planning application, his information is authenticated before he is let inside the Planning application. Along with authentication, the system also checks whether the user is authorized to access the Planning application or not.
In most of the implementations, it's important to see external authentication. Let us elaborate. Consider a Planning application like that of 'SRGD' which is for a company called 'Sargod Consulting Ltd' that is spread across many geographic ...