Tutorial: Azure Active Directory integration with Euromonitor Passport

In this tutorial, you learn how to integrate Euromonitor Passport with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). Integrating Euromonitor Passport with Azure AD provides you with the following benefits:

  • You can control in Azure AD who has access to Euromonitor Passport.
  • You can enable your users to be automatically signed-in to Euromonitor Passport (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 Euromonitor Passport, you need the following items:

  • An Azure AD subscription. If you don't have an Azure AD environment, you can get one-month trial here
  • Euromonitor Passport single sign-on enabled subscription

Scenario description

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

  • Euromonitor Passport supports SP and IDP initiated SSO

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

To add Euromonitor Passport 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 Euromonitor Passport, select Euromonitor Passport from result panel then click Add button to add the application.

    Euromonitor Passport 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 Euromonitor Passport 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 Euromonitor Passport needs to be established.

To configure and test Azure AD single sign-on with Euromonitor Passport, 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 Euromonitor Passport 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 Euromonitor Passport test user - to have a counterpart of Britta Simon in Euromonitor Passport 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 Euromonitor Passport, perform the following steps:

  1. In the Azure portal, on the Euromonitor Passport 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, the user does not have to perform any step as the app is already pre-integrated with Azure.

    Euromonitor Passport Domain and URLs single sign-on information

  5. If you wish to configure the application in SP initiated mode, you need to get the Sign-on URL form the Euromonitor Passport support team. After you get the Sign-on URL from the Euromonitor Passport support team, click Set additional URLs and perform the following step:

    Euromonitor Passport Domain and URLs single sign-on information

    Paste the obtained Sign-on URL value from the Euromonitor Passport support team into the Sign-on URL textbox.

  6. Euromonitor Passport application expects the SAML assertions in a specific format. Configure the following claims for this application. You can manage the values of these attributes from the User Attributes section on application integration page. On the Set up Single Sign-On with SAML page, click Edit button to open User Attributes dialog.

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  7. In the User Claims section on the User Attributes dialog, edit the claims by using Edit icon or add the claims by using Add new claim to configure SAML token attribute as shown in the image above and perform the following steps:

    Name Source Attribute
    Name identifier value user.userprincipalname
    emailaddress user.mail

    Note

    Client admins can add/change attributes as per their need.

    a. Click Add new claim to open the Manage user claims dialog.

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    b. In the Name textbox, type the attribute name shown for that row.

    c. Leave the Namespace blank.

    d. Select Source as Attribute.

    e. From the Source attribute list, type the attribute value shown for that row.

    f. Click Ok

    g. Click Save.

  8. On the Set up 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 Euromonitor Passport Single Sign-On

To configure single sign-on on Euromonitor Passport side, you need to send the App Federation Metadata Url to Euromonitor Passport support team. They set this setting to have the SAML SSO connection set properly on both sides.

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 Euromonitor Passport.

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

    Enterprise applications blade

  2. In the applications list, select Euromonitor Passport.

    The Euromonitor Passport 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 Euromonitor Passport test user

In this section, you create a user called Britta Simon in Euromonitor Passport. Work with Euromonitor Passport support team to add the users in the Euromonitor Passport platform. Users must be created and activated before you use single sign-on.

Test single sign-on

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

When you click the Euromonitor Passport tile in the Access Panel, you should be automatically signed in to the Euromonitor Passport for which you set up SSO. For more information about the Access Panel, see Introduction to the Access Panel.

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