Configuring Authenticate on Ivanti Neurons for MDM

Configure the FIDO2 Desktop Agent to provide password less authentication for cloud services and desktop login.

Before you begin 

  • Verify that you have configured Ivanti Neurons for MDM.

  • Verify that you have uploaded the desktop identity certificate in Access > UEM.

    • Download the certificate from Ivanti Neurons for MDM > Admin > Infrastructure > Certificate Management.


  1. On Ivanti Neurons for MDM, click Configurations > Add.

  2. In the Search Configurations field, enter Authenticate.

  3. Select Authenticate.
    The Create Zero Sign-on Authenticate Configuration page opens.

  4. Enter the following details:

    1. Name

    2. Description

  5. Under Configuration Setup, select the following:

    1. Select the Desktop Identity Certificate from the drop-down.

    2. Select the Operating System, macOS or Windows or both.

  6. Select Windows and click Done to complete the Authentication.
    Windows does not require distribution.

  7. Select macOS and enter the Key and Value for Custom Data. Click Next.

    1. Select the devices to which the configuration is applied and click Done to complete the authentication.

  8. Under Configurations, select the Authenticate configuration created and click Details.

  9. Click Copy Command Line Text to distribute the app.

Next steps 

Adding and distributing a macOS application for Authenticate