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NAV 2015 (and higher) Authentication Types

this information applies to Jet Reports versions 2015 and higher


Jet Reports supports all five types of Dynamics NAV 2015 (and higher) authentication:

  • Windows Authentication
  • Username Authentication
  • NAV User Password Authentication
  • Access Control Service Authentication
  • Office 365 Authentication (also known as OAuth authentication)

Windows Authentication

This is a very common method of NAV authentication and is the default for a Jet "Dynamics NAV 2013 and later..."  data source.

This method allows you to connect to NAV as the current Windows user.  No additional information is required.


Username Authentication

This method requires that the user provide a User name, Password, and Domain name.

The most common situation where this method is used is when NAV  is configured to use Windows Authentication but the connection to the Web Service is being done from a client computer where the Windows user information is different than is listed in NAV (such as when connecting to the Web Service from a computer not on your organization's domain).


NAV User Password Authentication

This method requires that the user provide a User name and Password.

This method is used when NAV is configured to use a specific user name and password rather than the Windows user information.


Access Control Service Authentication

Allows you to specify the NAV user whose credentials will be used to connect to NAV using an access control service.  The user name and web service access key must be specified.


Office 365 Authentication

Please contact your Dynamics NAV solutions provider for more information about this authentication method.

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