Tutorial: Azure Active Directory integration with Adobe Captivate Prime
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate Adobe Captivate Prime with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). When you integrate Adobe Captivate Prime with Azure AD, you can:
- Control in Azure AD who has access to Adobe Captivate Prime.
- Enable your users to be automatically signed-in to Adobe Captivate Prime with their Azure AD accounts.
- Manage your accounts in one central location - the Azure portal.
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.
- Adobe Captivate Prime single sign-on (SSO) enabled subscription.
In this tutorial, you configure and test Azure AD single sign-on in a test environment.
- Adobe Captivate Prime supports IDP initiated SSO.
Identifier of this application is a fixed string value so only one instance can be configured in one tenant.
Add Adobe Captivate Prime from the gallery
To configure the integration of Adobe Captivate Prime into Azure AD, you need to add Adobe Captivate Prime from the gallery to your list of managed SaaS apps.
- Sign in to the Azure portal using either a work or school account, or a personal Microsoft account.
- On the left navigation pane, select the Azure Active Directory service.
- Navigate to Enterprise Applications and then select All Applications.
- To add new application, select New application.
- In the Add from the gallery section, type Adobe Captivate Prime in the search box.
- Select Adobe Captivate Prime 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 Adobe Captivate Prime
Configure and test Azure AD SSO with Adobe Captivate Prime 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 Adobe Captivate Prime.
To configure and test Azure AD SSO with Adobe Captivate Prime, perform the following steps:
- Configure Azure AD SSO - to enable your users to use this feature.
- Configure Adobe Captivate Prime SSO - to configure the single sign-on settings on application side.
- Create Adobe Captivate Prime test user - to have a counterpart of B.Simon in Adobe Captivate Prime that is linked to the Azure AD representation of user.
- Test SSO - to verify whether the configuration works.
Configure Azure AD SSO
Follow these steps to enable Azure AD SSO in the Azure portal.
In the Azure portal, on the Adobe Captivate Prime application integration page, find the Manage section and select single sign-on.
On the Select a single sign-on method page, select SAML.
On the Set up single sign-on with SAML page, click the pencil icon for Basic SAML Configuration to edit the settings.
On the Set up Single Sign-On with SAML page, perform the following steps:
a. In the Identifier text box, type the URL:
b. In the Reply URL text box, type the URL:
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.
On the Set up Adobe Captivate Prime section, copy the appropriate URL(s) as per your requirement.
Go to Properties tab, copy the User access URL and paste it in Notepad.
Create an Azure AD test user
In this section, you'll create a test user in the Azure portal called B.Simon.
- From the left pane in the Azure portal, select Azure Active Directory, select Users, and then select All users.
- Select New user at the top of the screen.
- In the User properties, follow these steps:
- In the Name field, enter
- In the User name field, enter the email@example.com. For example,
- Select the Show password check box, and then write down the value that's displayed in the Password box.
- Click Create.
- In the Name field, enter
Assign the Azure AD test user
In this section, you'll enable B.Simon to use Azure single sign-on by granting access to Adobe Captivate Prime.
- In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, and then select All applications.
- In the applications list, select Adobe Captivate Prime.
- In the app's overview page, find the Manage section and select Users and groups.
- Select Add user, then select Users and groups in the Add Assignment dialog.
- In the Users and groups dialog, select B.Simon from the Users list, then click the Select button at the bottom of the screen.
- 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.
- In the Add Assignment dialog, click the Assign button.
Configure Adobe Captivate Prime SSO
To configure single sign-on on Adobe Captivate Prime side, you need to send the downloaded Federation Metadata XML, copied User access URL and appropriate copied URLs from Azure portal to Adobe Captivate Prime support team. They set this setting to have the SAML SSO connection set properly on both sides.
Create Adobe Captivate Prime test user
In this section, you create a user called Britta Simon in Adobe Captivate Prime. Work with Adobe Captivate Prime support team to add the users in the Adobe Captivate Prime platform. Users must be created and activated before you use single sign-on.
In this section, you test your Azure AD single sign-on configuration with following options.
Click on Test this application in Azure portal and you should be automatically signed in to the Adobe Captivate Prime for which you set up the SSO.
You can use Microsoft My Apps. When you click the Adobe Captivate Prime tile in the My Apps, you should be automatically signed in to the Adobe Captivate Prime for which you set up the SSO. For more information about the My Apps, see Introduction to the My Apps.
Once you configure Adobe Captivate Prime 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.