Tutorial: Azure AD SSO integration with Capriza Platform
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate Capriza Platform with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). When you integrate Capriza Platform with Azure AD, you can:
- Control in Azure AD who has access to Capriza Platform.
- Enable your users to be automatically signed-in to Capriza Platform 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.
- Capriza Platform single sign-on (SSO) enabled subscription.
- Along with Cloud Application Administrator, Application Administrator can also add or manage applications in Azure AD. For more information, see Azure built-in roles.
In this tutorial, you configure and test Azure AD single sign-on in a test environment.
- Capriza Platform supports SP initiated SSO.
- Capriza Platform supports Just In Time user provisioning.
Identifier of this application is a fixed string value so only one instance can be configured in one tenant.
Add Capriza Platform from the gallery
To configure the integration of Capriza Platform into Azure AD, you need to add Capriza Platform 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 Capriza Platform in the search box.
- Select Capriza Platform 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 Capriza Platform
Configure and test Azure AD SSO with Capriza Platform 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 Capriza Platform.
To configure and test Azure AD SSO with Capriza Platform, perform the following steps:
- Configure Azure AD SSO - to enable your users to use this feature.
- Configure Capriza Platform SSO - to configure the single sign-on settings on application side.
- Create Capriza Platform test user - to have a counterpart of B.Simon in Capriza Platform 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 Capriza Platform 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, perform the following step:
In the Sign-on URL text box, type a URL using the following pattern:
The value is not real. Update the value with the actual Sign-On URL. Contact Capriza Platform Client support team to get the value. 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 Capriza Platform 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 Capriza Platform.
- In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, and then select All applications.
- In the applications list, select Capriza Platform.
- 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 Capriza Platform SSO
To configure single sign-on on Capriza Platform side, you need to send the downloaded Certificate (Base64) and appropriate copied URLs from Azure portal to Capriza Platform support team. They set this setting to have the SAML SSO connection set properly on both sides.
Create Capriza Platform test user
The objective of this section is to create a user called Britta Simon in Capriza. Capriza supports just-in-time provisioning, which is by default enabled. Please make sure that your domain name is configured with Capriza for user provisioning. After that only the just-in-time user provisioning will work.
There is no action item for you in this section. A new user will be created during an attempt to access Capriza if it doesn't exist yet.
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 Capriza Platform Sign-on URL where you can initiate the login flow.
Go to Capriza Platform Sign-on URL directly and initiate the login flow from there.
You can use Microsoft My Apps. When you click the Capriza Platform tile in the My Apps, this will redirect to Capriza Platform Sign-on URL. For more information about the My Apps, see Introduction to the My Apps.
Once you configure Capriza Platform 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.