Microsoft Azure Active Directory
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You set up SAML single sign-on support in Azure and gather the information you need to connect the CTERA Portal to Azure Active Directory.

Note

Microsoft changes the look and feel of Azure from time to time. The following procedure and screens might have changed but the basic procedure be the same.

To get the SAML single sign-on information:

  1. Login to Azure as the administrator.
    The home blade is displayed.
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  2. Access the Azure Active Directory service.
    The Overview blade is displayed.
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  3. Scroll down and under Create click Enterprise applications.
    The Add an application blade is displayed.
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  4. Click Non-gallery application.
    The Add your own application blade is displayed.
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  5. Enter the DNS name for the portal in the Name box and click Add.
  6. In the home blade, click Enterprise applications and then select the portal.
  7. In the navigation pane, click Single sign-on.
    The SAML-based Sign-on blade is displayed.
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  8. Click the pen icon to edit the Basic SAML Configuration.
    the Basic SAML Configuration blade is displayed.
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  9. Copy the App Federation Metadata Url from the third part of the SAML-based Sign-on blade to the Identifier (Entity ID) box in the Basic SAML Configuration blade.
  10. Enter the URL to access the portal login in the Reply URL (Assertion Consumer Service URL) box: http://<teamportal>.<DNS_Suffix>/ServicesPortal/saml where <teamportal> is the name of the portal and <DNS_Suffix> is the DNS suffix for the CTERA Portal installation.
  11. Click Download for the Certificate (Base64).

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