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SSO: Log in directly from user's IDP
SSO: Log in directly from user's IDP
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Written by Ha Ngan Nguyen
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This article goes over how to set up logging in directly from users' Identity Provider (IDP). For this method, we support Okta, Microsoft Azure and OneLogin.

Step 1: Set up Single Sign-On within Creative Force, you can follow the instructions in this article.

Step 2: Bookmark Amazon Cognito apps in an enterprise dashboard and log in directly from user IDP.

Make sure SSO is running then copy the link and download the “App logo” from Gamma.

Step 3: Create a bookmark app

Okta

  1. In the Admin Console -> go to Applications. Click ‘Browse App Catalog’.

2. In the Search field, enter Bookmark App. Click Bookmark App integration.

3. Click Add to create a Bookmark App instance

4. In the General Settings for the Bookmark App, enter the name of the external application and the URL from creating bookmark app section under SSO settings in Creative Force. Click Done to create the Bookmark App.

5. Add logo for app

6. After creating an app, navigate to the “Assignments tab” to assign users:

  1. Click Assign to People or Groups

  2. Select user

Note:

  • Assigned people need to be activated before using SSO login

  • If you want to create new users, please navigate to Directory -> People

Microsoft Azure

  1. Login to Azure Portal

Navigate to “Azure Active Directory” in Azure Services. Or create a resource “Azure Active Directory” if you don’t have it.

2. Create new App & Integrate into Creative Force

  • Navigate to “Enterprise applications”.

  • In the tab “All applications”, select “New Application”.

  • Click “Create your own application”, input a unique app’s name. Make sure that name can not be found in the applications gallery. Click the “Create” button and wait for the app to be created.

  • After the new application is created, navigate to the “Single sign-on” in the application screen. Fill in the URL from creating bookmark app section under SSO settings in Creative Force.

  • Add logo for app: After the new application is created, navigate to the “Properties” in the application screen and select the logo you downloaded before via Gamma then Click “Save”.

3. Assign users to the new app

  • In the application screen, navigate to “Users and groups” and click “Add user/group”.

  • Click “Users” and select the accounts that you want to assign to the app and click “Select”

  • After selecting accounts, click “Assign”.

OneLogin

  1. In the Admin Console, go to Applications

  2. In the Search, input “Generic Connector (UC2)”, and enter App

  3. In the Configuration Settings for the Bookmark App, enter the name of the external application and logo for the app > Click Save to create the Bookmark App

  4. In the Configuration Settings, fill in the URL from creating bookmark app section under SSO settings in Creative Force

  5. After creating an app, navigate to the “Assignments tab” and then assign the user to the integration App

    1. Add one user, go to “User” menu/ Choose user / User Infor/ navigate to the “Applications tab”/ click on the plus sign to add an application.

    2. Add user by role: on the “Access” tab, select the user’s role and click save

    3. Note:

      1. 1 user, In menu User > User > Click the button “New user” and input information.

      2. Import user, click the dropdown “More Actions”, and select “Import User”

Step 4: Log in directly from user IdP

  1. Log in to Okta, Microsoft Azure, or OneLogin.

  2. Click on the app you just created accordingly.

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