Product overview

New to Strivacity? This is the place to start. This section will get you logged into the Admin Console in under a minute and help you find your way around.

Learn How:

1) To Log in to the Admin Console for the First Time

2) Policies and Applications Work Together

Log in to the admin console for the first time

Contained with your welcome email from Strivacity you will find the following information that will enable you to get started.

The first step is logging into the Strivacity admin console:

Finding the admin console

The URL to the admin console will be in the welcome email and it will be in the format of:

[brandname].[region].strivacity.com/admin

For example, if your company is called Brandtegrity and you decided to call your Strivacity instance that, and you decided for us to provision it in Europe for you it will be: https://brandtegrity.eu.strivacity.com/admin

Bootstrap credentials

The welcome email also contains a username and password for accessing the admin console. We recommend that you change these credentials as soon as you log in for the first time by following the steps in Changing the Admin Password.

Understanding the menu system

The admin console provides an intuitive administrative experience that takes little time to become acquainted with.

As a quick reference, the table below provides an overview of what each of these menu items can help with:

Menu NameDescription
DashboardThe dashboard provides real-time insight into how your customers are using your web portals /applications that are under the management of Strivacity.
ApplicationsApplication policies are the glue that holds all of the configuration together. Create Application policies and assign any other policies to your applications. An Application represents the secure and trusted relationship between your customer-facing portal or application and Strivacity.
Adaptive MFACreate and mange Adaptive MFA policies that control login workflow, Multi-Factor Authentication and Risk Analysis.
Identity verification

Create identity verification policies to confirm the identity of your customers online without getting in the way of usability.

Prevent bad actors from accessing your applications by applying risk evaluation steps.

Obtain customer information and consent specifically for identity establishment.

Self-serviceCreate and manage any Self-Service policies that control self-registration, account recovery, account management, customer invitation, and application access.
Consent managementCreate and manage any optional and mandatory consents that you may wish a customer to accept to use your application
Branding

Create and manage branding policies to apply your brand’s carefully thought-out identity and visual style to your services.
Customize layout elements down to the last bit and add your communications to customer journeys.

External loginAdd and configure any social login or enterprise login providers for customer registration and login, and decide how to handle the synchronization of customer data from both those types of Identity Providers.
Lifecycle event hooksUse Lifecycle Event Hooks to integrate your customer-facing applications with any other homegrown systems or 3rd-party products that you may own, such as CRM or Marketing Hubs.
Claim dialectsUse claims to establish and set name/value pairs for customer accounts.
Accounts and hroupsManage any aspects of customer accounts such as inviting customers, account creation, deleting, editing profile information, changing the password, and managing Multi-Factor Authentication.
Identity storesCreate and manage any Identity Stores for customer accounts, setup and assign Password Policies for those identity stores.
NotificationsView and customize/rebrand the Email and SMS notifications that are sent to your customers.
LoggingView and search customer and administrative activity for auditing and troubleshooting.
ConfigurationManage branding and color schemes for any of the login, registration and self-service components, view tenant information such as the hosting region, and manage any Admin accounts.

Understanding how policies and applications work together

All Strivacity capabilities are based around a simple policy framework and the assignment of policies to an application.

What is a policy?

A policy is simply a group of reusable common settings that can be assigned to an application. This means that you can create a single policy and reuse it by applying it to one or more applications.

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Reusing policies and assigning them to multiple applications saves you time and reduces risk through misconfiguration, but be careful when editing a policy when deployed in production. Any changes you save will take effect immediately and will affect all users using those applications (that the policy is assigned to!)

Strivacity has eight major types of policy and each provides a distinct set of capabilities. Each is discussed in depth within this guide.

1) Adaptive MFA Policy

2) Self-Service Policy

3) Identity Verification

4) Social and External Login Providers

5) Lifecycle Event Hooks

6) Consent Management Policy

7) Notification Policy

8) Branding Policy

What is an application?

An Application represents the secure and trusted relationship between your customer-facing portal or application and Strivacity.

Once you have configured your web portal or application to trust Strivacity (more on how to do that later), you then simply assign configuration or policies to that application for your settings to take effect (which they do immediately). It's that easy!

The diagram below illustrates the relationship between your web portal/application, an application and policies.

Policies go into Strivacity applications that are behind your applications