Once RSA SecurID verification is enabled, users can use the security codes generated by the RSA SecurID mobile app or hardware tokens or tokens received in their email or mobile to authenticate themselves.

Prerequisite Steps :

Integrating RSA SecurID with ADSelfService Plus

  1. Log in to your RSA admin console (e.g.,
  2. Go to Access tab. Under Authentication Agents, Click Add New.
  3. Add ADSelfService Plus Server as an Authentication agent and click Save.
  4. Go to Access. Under Authentication Agents, Click Generate Configuration File.
  5. Download (Authentication Manager configuration ).
  6. Extract sdconf.rec file and the SecurID file from the ZIP to the bin folder in the <ADSelfService Plus_install_dir\bin folder.
  7. Ensure that the authapi.jar file, and its corresponding Log4j JAR files are present under the <install_dir>\lib folder in the installation directory. If not, download the authapi.jar file and its corresponding Log4j JAR files, preferably the latest version. Paste these files in the <ADSelfService Plus_install_dir>\lib folder.

Configuring ADSelfService Plus for RSA SecurID

  1. Log in to ADSelfService Plus with admin credentials. Navigate to Configuration → Self-Service → Multi-factor Authentication → Authenticators Setup.
  2. From the Choose the Policy drop-down, select a policy.

    Note: ADSelfService Plus allows you to create OU and group-based policies. To create a policy, go to Configuration → Self-Service → Policy Configuration → Add New Policy. Click Select OUs/Groups, and make the selection based on your requirements. You need to select at least one self-service feature. Finally, click Save Policy.

  3. Click RSA SecurID section.
  4. Click Enable RSA SecurID.
  5. RSA SecurID

Tip : If you experience problems completing this configuration, log in to your RSA admin console and go to the Reporting tab. Under Real-time Activity Monitors, go to Authentication Activity Monitor → Start Monitor to troubleshooot.


Your request has been submitted to the ADSelfService Plus technical support team. Our technical support people will assist you at the earliest.


Need technical assistance?

  • Enter your email ID
  • Talk to experts
    By clicking 'Talk to experts', you agree to processing of personal data according to the Privacy Policy.

Copyright © 2023, ZOHO Corp. All Rights Reserved.