From version 11.83.184 CivilPro desktop provides 3 different ways to sign in:
- CivilPro Identity
- Google Identity
- Microsoft Identity
CivilPro Identity is what existing CivilPro users will be familiar with. It is a straight username/password system that is stored in the CivilPro database. You use this by entering your CivilPro username and password in the login screen.
Google and Microsoft Identity use the credential you enter when logging on to your Google and Microsoft accounts. Accessing these is referred to as Single Sign On or SSO. We never see these credentials – you enter them directly into the online login services for whichever provider you choose. In fact, the main advantage in using these systems is that you are probably already logged in, and won’t need to provide a password to access Civil Pro on most occasions.
Using SSO (Microsoft or Google Identity)
To use SSO, you must have an existing CivilPro account. This will have happened in one of three ways
- You accepted an invite
- You are already using CivilPro and have a CivilPro Identity account
- Your Administrator has created an account for you
If your account was create by accepting an invite, and you specified your Google or Microsoft Identity, then there is nothing to do except choose the appropriate sign-in method, and proceed. If you have an existing account or your administrator has created one you haven't used yet, then there are two ways you can connect your SSO account.
- Select either Google Identity or Microsoft Identity at the Sign In screen and let CivilPro auto match your email to your existing account
- Manually associating by accessing your profile and choose to connect your MS or Go
Letting CivilPro Automatch
CivilPro can automatch to your existing CivilPro in the following situations:
- There is a unique existing CivilPro user with a username matching your SSO email address (first search)
- There is a unique existing CivilPro user with an email matching your SSO email address (if first search is not successful)
Log on to CivilPro using your CivilPro identity and select User Detail => Profile
In the profile screen, select SSO and follow the prompts. NOTE: This will automatically disable your CivilPro identity. If you want to continue to access using your CivilPro identity, click on the "Enable CivilPro Id" button (there are also subscription wide settings that may prevent you logging on with your CivilPro Id, but this depends on your company’s policies).