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Install the Web Portal

You need to install the Web Portal on a web server.

  • For evaluation purposes, you can also install the Web Portal on a workstation running Microsoft Windows 10.
  • The language in which the Web Portal starts up depends on the user's regional settings of the operating system or the language settings of the Internet browser. The default language (US English) is used if no match is found. See Identity Director Administration for an overview of all supported languages.
  • You can offer single-sign on (SSO) functionality to your users by configuring authentication via the Ivanti Identity Broker. The Identity Broker is a web application that acts as a "broker" for authentication, between Ivanti portals and their configured Identity Provider: it can process authentication requests by means of external authentication endpoints. See Getting Started with the Identity Broker.


  1. Run the Identity Director Installer on the target device.
  2. When prompted, choose Select and install components and click Next.
  3. In the Features section, select Portal. Optionally, you can install other components. Their installation starts after you installed the Web Portal.
  4. Start the installation and follow the Setup Wizard.
    • If you have not installed the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015 Redistributables prior to the installation of the Web Portal, the installer downloads and installs these packages as part of the prerequisites of the Web Portal. See Prerequisites.
  5. In the Secure Binding step, specify the settings to create an SSL binding for the Web Portal.
    • The hostname must be known on your internal and external DNS servers.
    • The Web Portal is secured with SSL by default. It uses the HTTPS protocol and port 443 (or another port that you specified).
  6. Associate a server certificate with the binding; either a certificate from a trusted Certificate Authority, or a self-signed certificate that is automatically generated.
    • You can obtain server certificates for example at
    • Ivanti recommends to use self-signed certificates only for testing purposes, not in a production environment.
  7. Click Next to start the installation. In IIS, the installation creates the web site RES and deploys the Web Portal as a web application at this level.
    • If the web site RES already exists, a message is shown. Click Yes to continue.
  8. After installation, open your browser and start the Web Portal.
  9. The Web Portal opens at the Setup page. On this page, configure the connection settings to the Datastore and authentication settings.
  10. Click Test connection.
  11. If the settings lead to a successful connection, click Finish.

Web Portal URL

If you installed the Web Portal with a hostname, the web application is available at