»Auth Methods

An auth method is a resource that provides a mechanism for users to authenticate to Boundary. An auth method contains accounts which link an individual user to a set of credentials and managed groups which groups accounts that satisfy criteria and can be used as principals in roles. Auth methods can be defined at either a Global or Organization scope.


All auth methods have the following configurable attributes:

  • name - (optional) If set, the name must be unique within the auth method's scope.

  • description - (optional)

»Password Auth Method Attributes

The password auth method has the following additional attributes:

»Referenced By

»Service API Docs

The following services are relevant to this resource: