Tutorial: Azure Active Directory integration with SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH

In this tutorial, you learn how to integrate SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). Integrating SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH with Azure AD provides you with the following benefits:

  • You can control in Azure AD who has access to SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH.
  • You can enable your users to be automatically signed-in to SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH (Single Sign-On) with their Azure AD accounts.
  • You can manage your accounts in one central location - the Azure portal.

If you want to know more details about SaaS app integration with Azure AD, see What is application access and single sign-on with Azure Active Directory. If you don't have an Azure subscription, create a free account before you begin.

Prerequisites

To configure Azure AD integration with SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH, you need the following items:

  • An Azure AD subscription. If you don't have an Azure AD environment, you can get a free account
  • SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH single sign-on enabled subscription

Scenario description

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

  • SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH supports SP and IDP initiated SSO
  • SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH supports Just In Time user provisioning

To configure the integration of SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH into Azure AD, you need to add SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH from the gallery to your list of managed SaaS apps.

To add SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH 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 new application, click New application button on the top of dialog.

    The New application button

  4. In the search box, type SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH, select SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH from result panel then click Add button to add the application.

    SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH in the results list

Configure and test Azure AD single sign-on

In this section, you configure and test Azure AD single sign-on with SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH 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 SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH needs to be established.

To configure and test Azure AD single sign-on with SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH, 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 SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH Single Sign-On - to configure the Single Sign-On settings on application side.
  3. Create an Azure AD test user - to test Azure AD single sign-on with Britta Simon.
  4. Assign the Azure AD test user - to enable Britta Simon to use Azure AD single sign-on.
  5. Create SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH test user - to have a counterpart of Britta Simon in SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH that is linked to the Azure AD representation of 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 SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH, perform the following steps:

  1. In the Azure portal, on the SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH 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 Set up Single Sign-On with SAML page, click Edit icon to open Basic SAML Configuration dialog.

    Edit Basic SAML Configuration

  4. On the Basic SAML Configuration section, if you wish to configure the application in IDP initiated mode, perform the following steps:

    SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH Domain and URLs single sign-on information

    a. In the Identifier text box, type a URL using the following pattern: https://<server-base-url>/plugins/servlet/samlsso

    b. In the Reply URL text box, type a URL using the following pattern: https://<server-base-url>/plugins/servlet/samlsso

  5. Click Set additional URLs and perform the following step if you wish to configure the application in SP initiated mode:

    SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH Domain and URLs single sign-on information

    In the Sign-on URL text box, type a URL using the following pattern: https://<server-base-url>/plugins/servlet/samlsso

    Note

    These values are not real. Update these values with the actual Identifier, Reply URL and Sign-on URL. Contact SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH 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.

  6. On the Set up Single Sign-On with SAML page, in the SAML Signing Certificate section, click Download to download the Federation Metadata XML from the given options as per your requirement and save it on your computer.

    The Certificate download link

  7. On the Set up SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH section, copy the appropriate URL(s) as per your requirement.

    Copy configuration URLs

    a. Login URL

    b. Azure AD Identifier

    c. Logout URL

Configure SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH Single Sign-On

  1. Sign-on to your SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH company site as administrator.

  2. On the right side of the main toolbar, click Settings > Add-ons.

    The Settings

  3. Go to SECURITY section, click on SAML SingleSignOn on the Menubar.

    The Samlsingle

  4. On the SAML SIngleSignOn Plugin Configuration page, click Add idp.

    The Add idp

  5. On the Choose your SAML Identity Provider Page, perform the following steps:

    The identity provider

    a. Select Idp Type as AZURE AD.

    b. In the Name textbox, type the name.

    c. In the Description textbox, type the description.

    d. Click Next.

  6. On the Identity provider configuration page click Next.

    The identity config

  7. On the Import SAML Idp Metadata Page, click Load File to upload the METADATA XML file which you have downloaded from Azure portal.

    The idpmetadata

  8. Click Next.

  9. Click Save settings.

    The save

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 BrittaSimon.

    b. In the User name field type brittasimon@yourcompanydomain.extension. For example, BrittaSimon@contoso.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 SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH.

  1. In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, select All applications, then select SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH.

    Enterprise applications blade

  2. In the applications list, select SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH.

    The SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH 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.

Create SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH test user

The objective of this section is to create a user called Britta Simon in SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH. SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH supports just-in-time provisioning and also users can be created manually, contact SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH Client support team as per your requirement.

Test single sign-on

In this section, you test your Azure AD single sign-on configuration using the Access Panel.

When you click the SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH tile in the Access Panel, you should be automatically signed in to the SAML SSO for Bamboo by resolution GmbH for which you set up SSO. For more information about the Access Panel, see Introduction to the Access Panel.

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