Access SteelCentral Aternity on-premise

Sign in to SteelCentral Aternity™ from within a web browser, by entering the hostname of your on-premise Aternity Management Server (like, on a monitor resolution of at least 1280 x 768, using any of the following Windows supported browsers:

  • Google Chrome version 42 and above.

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 11 and 11 Enterprise Mode, with Compatibility Mode disabled.


    To use Chrome to display some administration screens (which use Flex), you must enable Flash by selecting the web icon in the address bar then select to always allow Flash on this site.

    Enable Flash in Chrome to view Aternity administration screens

For network usernames whose credentials are managed from your Microsoft Active Directory, change the passwords there. Select your enterprise network domain, then enter your regular network username and password to access the system.

Accessing SteelCentral Aternity™

If your Aternity uses single-sign-on (SSO) to sign in with your own identity provider, access the system with the customized URL, like, which bypasses the Aternity sign in screen and sends you to your identity provider.

Access your Aternity homepage using SSO

For locally defined users, a password must be at least 8 characters long, with at least one uppercase (A-Z), one lowercase (a-z), one number (0-9) and one non-alphanumeric character (like @, #, $). The system encrypts all locally managed passwords.

If you are an administrator logging in for the first time on a newly installed Aternity on-premise system, use the default username administrator and default password Q!w2e3r4. Then we recommend you immediately change the password for this account.

By default the system has an automatic timeout, logging you out if the session has been idle for more than 3.5 hours. An Administrator of Aternity can change this value if required.


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