Tutorial: Azure Active Directory single sign-on (SSO) integration with Coralogix
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate Coralogix with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). When you integrate Coralogix with Azure AD, you can:
- Control in Azure AD who has access to Coralogix.
- Enable your users to be automatically signed-in to Coralogix with their Azure AD accounts.
- Manage your accounts in one central location - the Azure portal.
To learn more about SaaS app integration with Azure AD, see What is application access and single sign-on with Azure Active Directory.
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.
- Coralogix single sign-on (SSO) enabled subscription.
In this tutorial, you configure and test Azure AD SSO in a test environment.
- Coralogix supports SP initiated SSO
Identifier of this application is a fixed string value so only one instance can be configured in one tenant.
Adding Coralogix from the gallery
To configure the integration of Coralogix into Azure AD, you need to add Coralogix 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 Coralogix in the search box.
- Select Coralogix 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 single sign-on for Coralogix
Configure and test Azure AD SSO with Coralogix 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 Coralogix.
To configure and test Azure AD SSO with Coralogix, complete the following building blocks:
- Configure Azure AD SSO - to enable your users to use this feature.
- Create an Azure AD test user - to test Azure AD single sign-on with B.Simon.
- Assign the Azure AD test user - to enable B.Simon to use Azure AD single sign-on.
- Configure Coralogix SSO - to configure the single sign-on settings on application side.
- Create Coralogix test user - to have a counterpart of B.Simon in Coralogix 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 Coralogix 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 edit/pen icon for Basic SAML Configuration to edit the settings.
On the Basic SAML Configuration section, enter the values for the following fields:
a. In the Sign on URL box, enter a URL with the following pattern:
b. In the Identifier (Entity ID) text box, enter a URL, such as:
The sign-on URL value isn't real. Update the value with the actual sign-on URL. Contact the Coralogix Client support team to get the value. You can also refer to the patterns in the Basic SAML Configuration section in the Azure portal.
The Coralogix application expects the SAML assertions in a specific format. Configure the following claims for this application. You can manage the values of these attributes from the User Attributes section on the application integration page. On the Set up Single Sign-On with SAML page, select the Edit button to open the User Attributes dialog box.
In the User Claims section in the User Attributes dialog box, edit the claims by using the Edit icon. You can also add the claims by using Add new claim to configure the SAML token attribute as shown in the previous image. Then take the following steps:
a. Select the Edit icon to open the Manage user claims dialog box.
b. From the Choose name identifier format list, select Email address.
c. From the Source attribute list, select user.mail.
d. Select Save.
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.
On the Set up Coralogix section, copy the appropriate URL(s) based on 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 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 Coralogix.
In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, and then select All applications.
In the applications list, select Coralogix.
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're expecting any role value in the SAML assertion, in the Select Role dialog, select the appropriate role for the user from the list and then click the Select button at the bottom of the screen.
In the Add Assignment dialog, click the Assign button.
Configure Coralogix SSO
To configure single sign-on on Coralogix side, you need to send the downloaded Federation Metadata XML and appropriate copied URLs from Azure portal to Coralogix support team. They set this setting to have the SAML SSO connection set properly on both sides.
Create Coralogix test user
In this section, you create a user called Britta Simon in Coralogix. Work with Coralogix support team to add the users in the Coralogix 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 using the Access Panel.
When you click the Coralogix tile in the Access Panel, you should be automatically signed in to the Coralogix for which you set up SSO. For more information about the Access Panel, see Introduction to the Access Panel.
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