Credential Types for Supported Authentication Providers
Different security providers allow users to supply different user credentials. If your security policy mandates that a specific credential type or strength be used, review the providers that are available to you.
|Client Credentials||Providers that Can Authenticate Credentials||Credentials Produced for Single Sign-on|
|Basic: user name and password, or e-mail address and password.||
|X.509 certificates||X.509 certificate||X.509 certificate|
|SAML2||Trusted identity provider||SAML2 passes the specified SSO provider the credential provided by the trusted identity provider.|
|HTTP header or cookie||HTTP/HTTPS authentication||Cookie|