Tutorial: Azure Active Directory single sign-on (SSO) integration with iHASCO Training
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate iHASCO Training with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). When you integrate iHASCO Training with Azure AD, you can:
- Control in Azure AD who has access to iHASCO Training.
- Enable your users to be automatically signed-in to iHASCO Training 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.
- iHASCO Training single sign-on (SSO) enabled subscription.
In this tutorial, you configure and test Azure AD SSO in a test environment.
- iHASCO Training supports SP initiated SSO.
- iHASCO Training supports Just In Time user provisioning.
Adding iHASCO Training from the gallery
To configure the integration of iHASCO Training into Azure AD, you need to add iHASCO Training 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 iHASCO Training in the search box.
- Select iHASCO Training 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 iHASCO Training
Configure and test Azure AD SSO with iHASCO Training 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 iHASCO Training.
To configure and test Azure AD SSO with iHASCO Training, perform the following steps:
- 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 iHASCO Training SSO - to configure the single sign-on settings on application side.
- Create iHASCO Training test user - to have a counterpart of B.Simon in iHASCO Training 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 iHASCO Training 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, enter the values for the following fields:
a. In the Identifier box, type a URL using the following pattern:
b. In the Reply URL text box, type a URL using the following pattern:
c. In the Sign-on URL text box, type a URL using the following pattern:
These values are not real. Update these values with the actual Identifier, Reply URL and Sign-On URL. Contact iHASCO Training 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, find Certificate (Base64) and select Download to download the certificate and save it on your computer.
On the Set up iHASCO Training 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 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 iHASCO Training.
- In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, and then select All applications.
- In the applications list, select iHASCO Training.
- 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 iHASCO Training SSO
Log in to your iHASCO Training website as an administrator.
Click Settings in top right navigation, scroll to the ADVANCED tile and click Configure Single Sign On.
In the IDENTITY PROVIDERS tab, click Add provider and select SAML2.
Perform the following steps in the Single Sign On / New SAML2 page:
a. Under GENERAL, enter a Description to identify this configuration.
b. Under IDENTITY PROVIDER DETAILS, in the Single Sign-on URL textbox, paste the Login URL value which you have copied from the Azure portal.
c. In the Single Logout URL textbox, paste the Logout URL value which you have copied from the Azure portal.
d. In the Entity ID textbox, paste the Identifier value which you have copied from the Azure portal.
e. Open the downloaded Certificate (Base64) from the Azure portal into Notepad and paste the content into the X509 (Public) Certificate textbox.
f. Under USER ATTRIBUTE MAPPING, in the Email address enter the value like
g. In the First name enter the value like
h. In the Last name enter the value like
i. Click Save.
j. Click Enable now after the page reload.
Click Security in the left-hand navigation and select Single Sign On provider as Registration method, and your Azure AD configuration as Selected provider.
Click Save changes.
Create iHASCO Training test user
In this section, a user called Britta Simon is created in iHASCO Training. iHASCO Training 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 iHASCO Training, 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 iHASCO Training Sign-on URL where you can initiate the login flow.
Go to iHASCO Training Sign-on URL directly and initiate the login flow from there.
You can use Microsoft My Apps. When you click the iHASCO Training tile in the My Apps, this will redirect to iHASCO Training Sign-on URL. For more information about the My Apps, see Introduction to the My Apps.
Once you configure iHASCO Training 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.
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