Updated in 2021.1
With Windows authentication, users do not need to type in their user name and password to log in to Alloy Discovery because the system authenticates them with their current Windows credentials. This authentication method can be used in Windows domain-based networks only.
With Standard (password) authentication, each user has to type in their username and password to log in to Alloy Discovery. In this case, authentication occurs by matching supplied credentials against accounts residing in Alloy Discovery. Standard authentication can be used in any network.