Which Authentication Method to Select for Khoros (Lithium)?

This article provides a brief introduction of the four authentication methods available. Selecting one of them is essential to index the data on a Khoros (Lithium) community.

No Authentication

Crawls the blogs, knowledge articles, threads, and other information that does not require any access rights to view.

  1. Check No Authentication to turn on.

Community User and htaccess

Crawls the data a community user, whose ID and password have been entered, can access.

  1. Check Community User and htaccess.

  2. Fill the fields.

API User and htaccess

Crawls the data that an API user, whose ID and password have been entered, can access.

  1. Check API User and htaccess.

  2. Fill the fields.

OAuth

Crawls all the data on your Khoros community.

  1. Check OAuth.

  2. Enter your Client ID and Client Secret. (The process is explained in Obtain Your Lithium Client ID and Client Secret.)

Last updatedFriday, November 20, 2020