Some web applications do not accept HTTP basic or NT LAN Manager (NTLM) authentication, and instead prompt for your credentials by presenting a login form, this is known as forms-based authentication. Forms-based authentication is a common method of authenticating users for both public software as a service (SaaS) and on-premise web applications.
|NOTE: This technique is appropriate for applications which do not accept HTTP basic, NTLM, SAML or WS-Federation.
For certain applications where credentials are captured using a login form, you can configure Cloud Access Manager to automate sign on to the application without the need to proxy it. In this case Cloud Access Manager sends a login request directly to the application with your username and password inserted.
The advantages of this compared to proxied form-fill are:
The potential disadvantages are: