Tutorial: Azure AD SSO integration with 10,000ft Plans

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate 10,000ft Plans with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). When you integrate 10,000ft Plans with Azure AD, you can:

  • Control in Azure AD who has access to 10,000ft Plans.
  • Enable your users to be automatically signed-in to 10,000ft Plans with their Azure AD accounts.
  • Manage your accounts in one central location - the Azure portal.


To configure Azure AD integration with 10,000ft Plans, you need the following items:

  • An Azure AD subscription. If you don't have an Azure AD environment, you can get a free account.
  • 10,000ft Plans single sign-on enabled subscription.

Scenario description

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

  • 10,000ft Plans support SP initiated SSO.
  • 10,000ft Plans support Just In Time user provisioning.

To configure the integration of 10,000ft Plans into Azure AD, you need to add 10,000ft Plans 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 10,000ft Plans in the search box.
  6. Select 10,000ft Plans from results panel and then add the app. Wait a few seconds while the app is added to your tenant.

Alternatively, you can also use the Enterprise App Configuration Wizard. In this wizard, you can add an application to your tenant, add users/groups to the app, assign roles, as well as walk through the SSO configuration as well. Learn more about Microsoft 365 wizards.

Configure and test Azure AD SSO for 10,000ft Plans

Configure and test Azure AD SSO with 10,000ft Plans 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 10,000ft Plans.

To configure and test Azure AD SSO with 10,000ft Plans, 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 10,000ft Plans SSO - to configure the single sign-on settings on application side.
    1. Create 10,000ft Plans test user - to have a counterpart of B.Simon in 10,000ft Plans 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 10,000ft Plans 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:

    a. In the Identifier (Entity ID) text box, type the URL: https://rm.smartsheet.com/saml/metadata

    b. In the Reply URL text box, type the URL: https://rm.smartsheet.com/saml/acs

    c. In the Sign-on URL text box, type the URL: https://rm.smartsheet.com


    The value for Identifier is different if you have a custom domain. Contact 10,000ft Plans Client support team to get this value. 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, select the copy icon to copy App Federation Metadata Url. Save it on your computer.

    Screenshot of SAML Signing Certificate, with copy icon highlighted

Create an Azure AD test user

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

1.In the Azure portal, in the Azure services pane, select Users, and then select All users.

  1. Select New user at the top of the screen.
  2. 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 10,000ft Plans.

  1. In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, and then select All applications.
  2. In the applications list, select 10,000ft Plans.
  3. In the app's overview page, find the Manage section and select Users and groups.
  4. Select Add user/group, 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 10000ft Plans SSO

  1. Sign in to your 10000ft Plans website as an administrator.

  2. Click Settings and select Account Settings from the dropdown.

    Screenshot for Settings icon.

  3. Click SSO at the left menu and perform the following steps:

    Screenshot for Settings SSO page.

    a. Select Automatic Configuration in the Setup SSO section.

    b. In the IdP Metadata URL text box, enter the App Federation Metadata Url value which you have copied from the Azure portal.

    c. Enable the Auto-provision authenticated users not in account checkbox.

    d. Click Save.

Create 10000ft Plans test user

In this section, a user called Britta Simon is created in 10,000ft Plans. 10,000ft Plans supports just-in-time user provisioning, which is enabled by default. There is no action item for you in this section. If a user doesn't already exist in 10,000ft Plans, a new one is created after authentication.


If you need to create a user manually, you need to contact the 10,000ft Plans Client support team.

Test SSO

In this section, you test your Azure AD single sign-on configuration with following options.

  • Click on Test this application in Azure portal. This will redirect to 10,000ft Plans Sign on URL where you can initiate the login flow.

  • Go to 10,000ft Plans Sign on URL directly and initiate the login flow from there.

  • You can use Microsoft My Apps. When you click the 10,000ft Plans tile in the My Apps, this will redirect to 10,000ft Plans Sign on URL. For more information about the My Apps, see Introduction to the My Apps.

Next steps

Once you configure 10,000ft Plans 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 Defender for Cloud Apps.