The first step towards start using Spectrum Scale Object store is to properly plan and configure the Authentication mechanism for Spectrum Scale Object store to make sure Object store contents are being accessed by Authorized entities only. The famous and majorly used Authentication schemes are Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Microsoft Active Directory. Organizations customize the Authentication server per their need because of which most authentication configuration tends to be unique. Spectrum Scale object authentication configuration supports most such authentication configurations. Common authentication issues, error and resolution for Spectrum Scale object authentication are captured in following presentation.