Configuration Steps for Azure:

Prerequisites

To configure Azure AD integration with Brandfolder, you will need the following items:

  • An Azure AD subscription
  • Brandfolder single sign-on enabled subscription

Scenario Description

In this tutorial, you'll configure and test Azure AD single sign-on in a test environment.

  • Brandfolder supports IDP initiated SSO
  • Brandfolder supports Just In Time user provisioning

To configure the integration of Brandfolder into Azure AD, you need to add Brandfolder from the gallery to your list of managed SaaS apps.

To add Brandfolder from the gallery, perform the following steps:

  1. In the Azure portal, on the left navigation panel, click Azure Active Directory icon.

    The Azure Active Directory button

  2. Navigate to Enterprise Applications and then select the All Applications option.

    The Enterprise applications blade

  3. To add a new application, click New application button on the top of the dialog.

    The New application button

  4. In the search box, type Brandfolder, select Brandfolder from result panel then click Add button to add the application.

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Configure and Test Azure AD Single Sign-On

In this section, you configure and test Azure AD single sign-on with Brandfolder based on a test user called Britta Simon. For single sign-on to work, a link relationship between an Azure AD user and the related user in Brandfolder needs to be established.

To configure and test Azure AD single sign-on with Brandfolder, you need to complete the following building blocks:

  1. Configure Azure AD Single Sign-On - to enable your users to use this feature.
  2. Configure Brandfolder Single Sign-On - to configure the Single Sign-On settings on the application side.
  3. Create an Azure AD test user - to test Azure AD single sign-on.
  4. Assign the Azure AD test user - to enable a test user to use Azure AD single sign-on.
  5. Create Brandfolder test user - to have a counterpart of Britta Simon in Brandfolder that is linked to the Azure AD representation of the user.
  6. Test single sign-on - to verify whether the configuration works.

Configure Azure AD Single Sign-On

In this section, you enable Azure AD single sign-on in the Azure portal.

To configure Azure AD single sign-on with Brandfolder, perform the following steps:

  1. In the Azure portal, on the Brandfolder application integration page, select Single sign-on.

    Configure single sign-on link

  2. On the Select a Single sign-on method dialog, select SAML/WS-Fed mode to enable single sign-on.

    Single sign-on select mode

  3. On the Setup Single Sign-On with SAML page, click Edit icon to open Basic SAML Configuration dialog.

    Edit Basic SAML Configuration

  4. On the Setup Single Sign-On with SAML page, perform the following steps:

    Brandfolder Domain and URLs single sign-on information

    a. In the Identifier text box, type a URL using the following pattern:https://brandfolder.com/organizations/<ORG_SLUG>/saml/metadata

    b. In the Reply URL text box, type a URL using the following pattern:https://brandfolder.com/organizations/<ORG_SLUG>/saml

     Note

    These values are not real. Update these values with the actual Identifier and Reply URL. Contact Brandfolder Client support team to get these values. You can also refer to the patterns shown in the Basic SAML Configuration section in the Azure portal.

  5. On the Setup Single Sign-On with SAML page, In the SAML Signing Certificate section, click copy button to copy App Federation Metadata Url and save it on your computer.

    The Certificate download link

Configure Brandfolder Single Sign-On

To configure single sign-on on the Brandfolder side, you will need to send the App Federation Metadata Url to the Brandfolder support team

Create an Azure AD test user

The objective of this section is to create a test user in the Azure portal called Britta Simon.

  1. In the Azure portal, in the left pane, select Azure Active Directory, select Users, and then select All users.

    The "Users and groups" and "All users" links

  2. Select New user at the top of the screen.

    New user Button

  3. In the User properties, perform the following steps.

    The User dialog box

    a. In the Name field, enter Britta Simon.

    b. In the User name field, type brittasimon@yourcompanydomain.extension
    For example, brittasimon@azure.com

    c. Select Show password check box, and then write down the value that's displayed in the Password box.

    d. Click Create.

Assign the Azure AD Test User

In this section, you enable Britta Simon to use Azure single sign-on by granting access to Brandfolder.

  1. In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, select All applications, then select Brandfolder.

    Enterprise applications blade

  2. In the applications list, select Brandfolder.

    The Brandfolder link in the Applications list

  3. In the menu on the left, select Users and groups.

    The "Users and groups" link

  4. Click the Add user button, then select Users and groups in the Add Assignment dialog.

    The Add Assignment pane

  5. In the Users and groups dialog select Britta Simon in the Users list, then click the Select button at the bottom of the screen.

  6. If you are expecting any role value in the SAML assertion then in the Select Role dialog select the appropriate role for the user from the list, then click the Select button at the bottom of the screen.

  7. In the Add Assignment dialog, click the Assign button.

  8. You are now able to test and complete the configuration.

If you have any additional questions please email the Customer Experience team at support@brandfolder.com

 

 

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