Tutorial: Azure Active Directory integration with Agiloft Contract Management Suite
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate Agiloft Contract Management Suite with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). When you integrate Agiloft Contract Management Suite with Azure AD, you can:
- Control in Azure AD who has access to Agiloft Contract Management Suite.
- Enable your users to be automatically signed-in to Agiloft Contract Management Suite 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.
- Agiloft Contract Management Suite single sign-on (SSO) enabled subscription.
In this tutorial, you configure and test Azure AD single sign-on in a test environment.
- Agiloft Contract Management Suite supports SP and IDP initiated SSO.
- Agiloft Contract Management Suite supports Just In Time user provisioning.
Add Agiloft Contract Management Suite from the gallery
To configure the integration of Agiloft Contract Management Suite into Azure AD, you need to add Agiloft Contract Management Suite 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 Agiloft Contract Management Suite in the search box.
- Select Agiloft Contract Management Suite 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 Agiloft Contract Management Suite
Configure and test Azure AD SSO with Agiloft Contract Management Suite 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 Agiloft Contract Management Suite.
To configure and test Azure AD SSO with Agiloft Contract Management Suite, perform the following steps:
- Configure Azure AD SSO - to enable your users to use this feature.
- Configure Agiloft Contract Management Suite SSO - to configure the single sign-on settings on application side.
- Create Agiloft Contract Management Suite test user - to have a counterpart of B.Simon in Agiloft Contract Management Suite 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 Agiloft Contract Management Suite 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 Basic SAML Configuration section, If you wish to configure the application in IDP initiated mode, perform the following steps:
a. In the Identifier text box, type a URL using the following pattern:
b. In the Reply URL text box, type a URL using the following pattern:
The Identifier value should match the entry in the Agiloft SAML Configuration Entity ID field. That field in Agiloft may need to be updated as follows:
- Add https:// to the beginning.
- If there are any spaces in the URL, replace each one with an underscore (_).
Click Set additional URLs and perform the following step if you wish to configure the application in SP initiated mode:
In the Sign-on URL text box, type the URL:
These values are not real. Update these values with the actual Identifier and Reply URL. Contact Agiloft Contract Management Suite 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.
On the Set up Single Sign-On with SAML page, in the SAML Signing Certificate section, click Download to download the Certificate (Base64) from the given options as per your requirement and save it on your computer.
On the Set up Agiloft Contract Management Suite section, copy the appropriate URL(s) as per your requirement.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Agiloft Contract Management Suite.
- In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, and then select All applications.
- In the applications list, select Agiloft Contract Management Suite.
- 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 Agiloft Contract Management Suite SSO
In a different web browser window, log in to your Agiloft Contract Management Suite company site as an administrator.
Click on the Settings icon at the top right corner of the page.
Click on the button Configure SAML 2.0 Single Sign-On.
A wizard dialog appears. On the dialog, click on the Identity Provider Details and fill in the following fields:
a. In IdP Entity Id / Issuer textbox, paste the value of Azure Ad Identifier, which you have copied from Azure portal.
b. In IdP Login URL textbox, paste the value of Login URL, which you have copied from Azure portal.
c. In IdP Logout URL textbox, paste the value of Logout URL, which you have copied from Azure portal.
d. Open your base-64 encoded certificate in notepad downloaded from Azure portal, copy the content of it into your clipboard, and then paste it to the IdP Provided X.509 certificate contents textbox.
e. Click Finish.
Create Agiloft Contract Management Suite test user
In this section, a user called Britta Simon is created in Agiloft Contract Management Suite. Agiloft Contract Management Suite 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 Agiloft Contract Management Suite, a new one is created after authentication.
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 Agiloft Contract Management Suite Sign on URL where you can initiate the login flow.
Go to Agiloft Contract Management Suite Sign-on URL directly and initiate the login flow from there.
- Click on Test this application in Azure portal and you should be automatically signed in to the Agiloft Contract Management Suite for which you set up the SSO.
You can also use Microsoft My Apps to test the application in any mode. When you click the Agiloft Contract Management Suite tile in the My Apps, if configured in SP mode you would be redirected to the application sign on page for initiating the login flow and if configured in IDP mode, you should be automatically signed in to the Agiloft Contract Management Suite for which you set up the SSO. For more information about the My Apps, see Introduction to the My Apps.
Once you configure Agiloft Contract Management Suite 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.