Logging In to WhiteSource

Overview

Now that you have installed and run your plugin, it is time to login and view your results.

Browser Support

  • Log in to the WhiteSource Core (Web Application) with Google Chrome only

Login Methods

WhiteSource provides a number of methods for user login: email login, single sign-on login (SSO), third-party login, and by authorizing WhiteSource GitHub Integration. These login methods may be used interchangeably.

Email Login

To login via username and password, do as follows:

  1. Click Create an account.

  2. Enter all required fields on the registration form.

  3. Read the service terms and conditions, and click the confirmation button.

  4. Click Create account. An email with a validation link is sent to you.

  5. To validate your email address, click the link.

SSO Login

SSO login is available in organizations that utilize SAML.

Do as follows:

  1. Click Sign in with SSO.

  2. Enter your email address in order to be forwarded to your company's login page.
     

Third-Party Login

You can login using your preferred third-party identity provider. 

Do as follows:

  1. Click the button for the social identity provider that you have selected.

  2. In the dialog box, enter your credentials and save.

  3. Note that the first time that you login, you will be asked to approve WhiteSource to use your social identity.  

Authorizing WhiteSource GitHub Integration

You can login by authorizing WhiteSource GitHub Integration with one or more of your GitHub repositories.

Do as follows:

It is recommended to login to your GitHub account before starting this process.

  1. Click the 'Sign in with GitHub' icon.

  2. If you are already logged into GitHub, the following dialog box is displayed:



     

  3. Click Authorize WhiteSource.

  4. Note that the first time that you login, you will be asked to approve WhiteSource to use your social identity. 

Initial Login

During the first time that you login, you will either create a new organization or be redirected to your organization dashboard.

Creating a New Organization

Simply enter the name of your organization and click OK.

Existing organizations

If your organization already exists, you will be able to send its admin an email. Ask them to add you as a member.

Using an Invitation

Members of an organization may be invited by the organization admin. In such cases, login using one of the above methods. Once logged in, you will be redirected to the organization dashboard.