Tutorial: Azure Active Directory single sign-on (SSO) integration with True Office Learning - LIO

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate True Office Learning - LIO with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). When you integrate True Office Learning - LIO with Azure AD, you can:

  • Control in Azure AD who has access to True Office Learning - LIO.
  • Enable your users to be automatically signed-in to True Office Learning - LIO with their Azure AD accounts.
  • Manage your accounts in one central location - the Azure portal.

Prerequisites

To get started, you need the following items:

  • An Azure AD subscription. If you don't have a subscription, you can get a free account.
  • True Office Learning - LIO single sign-on (SSO) enabled subscription.

Scenario description

In this tutorial, you configure and test Azure AD SSO in a test environment.

  • True Office Learning - LIO supports SP initiated SSO.

To configure the integration of True Office Learning - LIO into Azure AD, you need to add True Office Learning - LIO from the gallery to your list of managed SaaS apps.

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal using either a work or school account, or a personal Microsoft account.
  2. On the left navigation pane, select the Azure Active Directory service.
  3. Navigate to Enterprise Applications and then select All Applications.
  4. To add new application, select New application.
  5. In the Add from the gallery section, type True Office Learning - LIO in the search box.
  6. Select True Office Learning - LIO from results panel and then add the app. Wait a few seconds while the app is added to your tenant.

Configure and test Azure AD SSO for True Office Learning - LIO

Configure and test Azure AD SSO with True Office Learning - LIO using a test user called B.Simon. For SSO to work, you need to establish a link relationship between an Azure AD user and the related user in True Office Learning - LIO.

To configure and test Azure AD SSO with True Office Learning - LIO, perform the following steps:

  1. Configure Azure AD SSO - to enable your users to use this feature.
    1. Create an Azure AD test user - to test Azure AD single sign-on with B.Simon.
    2. Assign the Azure AD test user - to enable B.Simon to use Azure AD single sign-on.
  2. Configure True Office Learning - LIO SSO - to configure the single sign-on settings on application side.
    1. Create True Office Learning - LIO test user - to have a counterpart of B.Simon in True Office Learning - LIO that is linked to the Azure AD representation of user.
  3. Test SSO - to verify whether the configuration works.

Configure Azure AD SSO

Follow these steps to enable Azure AD SSO in the Azure portal.

  1. In the Azure portal, on the True Office Learning - LIO application integration page, find the Manage section and select single sign-on.

  2. On the Select a single sign-on method page, select SAML.

  3. On the Set up single sign-on with SAML page, click the pencil icon for Basic SAML Configuration to edit the settings.

    Edit Basic SAML Configuration

  4. On the Basic SAML Configuration section, perform the following steps:

    1. In the Identifier (Entity ID) text box, type a URL using the following pattern: https://learn-sso.trueoffice.com/simplesaml/module.php/saml/sp/metadata.php/<CUSTOMER_NAME>-sp

    2. In the Sign on URL text box, type a URL using the following pattern: https://learn-sso.trueoffice.com/<CUSTOMER_NAME>

      Note

      These values are not real. Update these values with the actual Identifier and Sign on URL. Contact True Office Learning - LIO 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 Set up single sign-on with SAML page, in the SAML Signing Certificate section, find Federation Metadata XML and select Download to download the certificate and save it on your computer.

    The Certificate download link

  6. On the Set up True Office Learning - LIO section, copy the appropriate URL(s) based on your requirement.

    Copy configuration URLs

Create an Azure AD test user

In this section, you'll create a test user in the Azure portal called B.Simon.

  1. From the left pane in the Azure portal, select Azure Active Directory, select Users, and then select All users.
  2. Select New user at the top of the screen.
  3. In the User properties, follow these steps:
    1. In the Name field, enter B.Simon.
    2. In the User name field, enter the username@companydomain.extension. For example, B.Simon@contoso.com.
    3. Select the Show password check box, and then write down the value that's displayed in the Password box.
    4. Click Create.

Assign the Azure AD test user

In this section, you'll enable B.Simon to use Azure single sign-on by granting access to True Office Learning - LIO.

  1. In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, and then select All applications.
  2. In the applications list, select True Office Learning - LIO.
  3. In the app's overview page, find the Manage section and select Users and groups.
  4. Select Add user, then select Users and groups in the Add Assignment dialog.
  5. In the Users and groups dialog, select B.Simon from the Users list, then click the Select button at the bottom of the screen.
  6. If you are expecting a role to be assigned to the users, you can select it from the Select a role dropdown. If no role has been set up for this app, you see "Default Access" role selected.
  7. In the Add Assignment dialog, click the Assign button.

Configure True Office Learning - LIO SSO

Please contact True Office Learning - LIO support team with configuration questions and/or to request a copy of the metadata. In your request please provide the following information:

  • Company Name.
  • CompanyID (if known).
  • Existing or new configuration.

Create True Office Learning - LIO test user

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

Test SSO

In this section, you test your Azure AD single sign-on configuration by using the following options:

  • Select Test this application in the Azure portal. You're redirected to the True Office Learning - LIO Sign-on URL where you can initiate the login flow.
  • Go to the True Office Learning - LIO Sign-on URL directly, and initiate the login flow from that site.
  • You can use Microsoft My Apps. When you select the True Office Learning - LIO tile in My Apps, you're redirected to the True Office Learning - LIO Sign-on URL. For more information about My Apps, see Introduction to My Apps.

Next steps

After you configure True Office Learning - LIO you can enforce session control, which protects exfiltration and infiltration of your organization’s sensitive data in real time. Session control extends from Conditional Access. Learn how to enforce session control with Microsoft Cloud App Security.