Microsoft Entra SSO integration with Easy Metrics Connector
In this article, you learn how to integrate Easy Metrics Connector with Microsoft Entra ID. This application is a bridge between Microsoft Entra ID and Auth0, federating Authentication to Microsoft Entra ID for our customers. When you integrate Easy Metrics Connector with Microsoft Entra ID, you can:
- Control in Microsoft Entra ID who has access to Easy Metrics Connector.
- Enable your users to be automatically signed-in to Easy Metrics Connector with their Microsoft Entra accounts.
- Manage your accounts in one central location.
You configure and test Microsoft Entra single sign-on for Easy Metrics Connector in a test environment. Easy Metrics Connector supports only SP initiated single sign-on.
Identifier of this application is a fixed string value so only one instance can be configured in one tenant.
To integrate Microsoft Entra ID with Easy Metrics Connector, you need:
- A Microsoft Entra user account. If you don't already have one, you can Create an account for free.
- One of the following roles: Global Administrator, Cloud Application Administrator, Application Administrator, or owner of the service principal.
- A Microsoft Entra subscription. If you don't have a subscription, you can get a free account.
- Easy Metrics Connector single sign-on (SSO) enabled subscription.
Add application and assign a test user
Before you begin the process of configuring single sign-on, you need to add the Easy Metrics Connector application from the Microsoft Entra gallery. You need a test user account to assign to the application and test the single sign-on configuration.
Add Easy Metrics Connector from the Microsoft Entra gallery
Add Easy Metrics Connector from the Microsoft Entra application gallery to configure single sign-on with Easy Metrics Connector. For more information on how to add application from the gallery, see the Quickstart: Add application from the gallery.
Create and assign Microsoft Entra test user
Follow the guidelines in the create and assign a user account article to create a test user account called B.Simon.
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, and assign roles. The wizard also provides a link to the single sign-on configuration pane. Learn more about Microsoft 365 wizards..
Configure Microsoft Entra SSO
Complete the following steps to enable Microsoft Entra single sign-on.
Browse to Identity > Applications > Enterprise applications > Easy Metrics Connector > Single sign-on.
On the Select a single sign-on method page, select SAML.
On the Set up single sign-on with SAML page, select the pencil icon for Basic SAML Configuration to edit the settings.
On the Basic SAML Configuration section, perform the following steps:
a. In the Identifier textbox, type the value provided by Easy Metrics Connector support team.
b. In the Reply URL textbox, type the value provided by Easy Metrics Connector support team.
c. In the Sign on URL textbox, type the value provided by Easy Metrics Connector support team.
On the Set up single sign-on with SAML page, in the SAML Signing Certificate section, find Certificate (PEM) and select Download to download the certificate and save it on your computer.
Configure Easy Metrics Connector SSO
To configure single sign-on on Easy Metrics Connector side, you need to send the Certificate (PEM) to Easy Metrics Connector support team. They set this setting to have the SAML SSO connection set properly on both sides.
Create Easy Metrics Connector test user
In this section, you create a user called Britta Simon in Easy Metrics Connector. Work with Easy Metrics Connector support team to add the users in the Easy Metrics Connector platform. Users must be created and activated before you use single sign-on.
In this section, you test your Microsoft Entra single sign-on configuration with following options.
Click on Test this application, this will redirect to Easy Metrics Connector Sign-on URL where you can initiate the login flow.
Go to Easy Metrics Connector Sign-on URL directly and initiate the login flow from there.
You can use Microsoft My Apps. When you click the Easy Metrics Connector tile in the My Apps, this will redirect to Easy Metrics Connector Sign-on URL. For more information, see Microsoft Entra My Apps.
Once you configure Easy Metrics Connector 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.