Allow Portal Access

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03-20-2020 07:22 AM
DanSenner
Occasional Contributor

Good morning, in the Security settings in ArcGIS online there is an option to Allow Portal Access.  Can someone explain to me  what this does or point me in the direction of additional documentation.  The documentation I have found  so far is not very helpful at least I am not understanding what it is saying.  Or can someone translate it to layman's terms.  Any help with this is appreciated. 

Configure security settings—ArcGIS Online Help | Documentation 

Thanks

Dan Senner

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BenTurrell
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Hey Dan Senner‌,

This setting allows you to set portals that you trust to access your secured content. So if your agency has both an ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Portal, you can set the ArcGIS Online to trust users who are logged into the specified ArcGIS Portal. This means users will only need to login once!

Hope that clears it up for you!

Thanks,

Ben


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DanSenner
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Thanks for getting back to me.  So if I have ArcGIS online and Portal a user in Portal can access content that is hosted in ArcGIS online even if the user does not have a ArcGIS online account? Appreciate your help in explaining this to me.

Thanks

Dan 

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