Other Authentication Options for Infor Lawson Applications


On March 1, 2019, Infor will no longer support LS/STS authentication configuration for Lawson applications.  The Infor recommended configuration will be to use Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) for Single Sign-On (SSO) authentication. To learn more about ADFS, check out our other articles on the topic:


What are our other options?

If your organization chooses not to move to ADFS at this time, you have two other temporary options.

  1. Use Kerberos for authentication

Kerberos is another authentication type provided by Windows, and also works with your Active   Directory.  This authentication type is supported in Infor Lawson 10.


  1. Stay in an unsupported authentication configuration

As of March 1, 2019, Infor will no longer be releasing Lawson patches that take LS/STS authentication method into account.  This doesn’t mean your current versions of Lawson applications will stop working if you fail to move to ADFS at this time.  It just means that you won’t be able to upgrade past a specific ESP for each product (10.0.9 for Lawson).  When Infor sunsets the product versions that allow LS/STS, you will then be on an unsupported product version.  It is looking like this will happen sometime early 2021.


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