How to install Keyless Windows Authenticator

MSI Wizard Installation

As part of the installation package you’ll receive an encrypted zip file (alongside the installer executable) containing a JSON file with the configuration parameters required to configure KWA desktop app. A summary of the configuration parameters below:
Identity Provider Configuration
IdP Server URL
Enrolment URL
Keyless Middleware Configuration
API Key for Keyless Middleware servers
Service Host
Keyless Middleware host
Service Port
Port number
Your Keyless tenant ID
Keyless Network Configuration
API key for Keyless network services
Connection URLs to Keyless Network Servers,,
  • Start installation by running the installer executable provided
  • Accept the end user license agreements
  • Choose an installation directory (default being c:\Program Files\Keyless Technologies\)
  • On successful completion of the installation you’ll be presented with the configuration screen
  • Click load JSON button at the bottom to select the JSON configuration file extracted from the encrypted archive provided
  • A brief description of the configuration parameters is in the table above, specific parameters for your installation will be provided by Keyless.
  • On successful completion of the installation we are able to verify the following:
    • Keyless WIndows Authenticator is available from Windows application menu
    • Ensure that Keyless Authenticator service is running
    • Keyless tray application is active on the desktop
  • You have successfullyinstalled Keyless Windows Authenticator application
  • Three pieces of software that will get installed on the Windows Workstation:
    • Keyless Windows Authenticator App: The Base UI Component
    • Keyless Authenticatior Service: Background process responsible for communication with Keyless network and backends
    • Keyless tray Application: UI Component handling Desktop notifications

Post-Installation checklist

  • Keyless Authenticator App is available and can be launched
Keyless Authenticator home screen
  • Keyless Tray App now available
Keyless Tray app
  • Keyless Service
Keyless Service