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FactoryTalk Security

The FactoryTalk® Services Platform provides centralized security services, fully integrated into FactoryTalk Directory, and managed by a software service called FactoryTalk Security. The FactoryTalk Security architecture is similar to Microsoft Windows and provides many of the same capabilities, plus additional features customized specifically for the needs of automation systems. FactoryTalk Security improves automation security by controlling user access to applications and devices and provides user authentication and authorization.

Features

FactoryTalk Security authenticates the identities of users and authorizes user requests to access a FactoryTalk system against a set of defined user accounts and access permissions held in the FactoryTalk Directory. FactoryTalk Security provides the following features:

Benefits

FactoryTalk Security provides centralized authentication and access control by verifying the identity of each user who attempts to access the automation system, and then either grants or denies each user's request to perform particular actions on features and resources within the system.