A consolidated view into the authentication (and occasionally authorization) mechanisms supported by AEM.

The folllowing table describes how users can authenticate into AEM. 

Authentication AEM 6.2 AEM 6.3
AEM as the canonical identity provider
Basic authentication

Forms-based

Token-based (w/ encapsulated token)

Non-AEM system as the canonical identity provider
LDAP

SSO

SAML 2.0

OAuth 1.0a & 2.0

OpenID

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