Tutorial: Azure AD SSO integration with Questetra BPM Suite
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to integrate Questetra BPM Suite with Azure Active Directory (Azure AD). When you integrate Questetra BPM Suite with Azure AD, you can:
- Control in Azure AD who has access to Questetra BPM Suite.
- Enable your users to be automatically signed-in to Questetra BPM 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.
- Questetra BPM Suite single sign-on (SSO) enabled subscription.
In this tutorial, you configure and test Azure AD single sign-on in a test environment.
- Questetra BPM Suite supports SP initiated SSO.
Add Questetra BPM Suite from the gallery
To configure the integration of Questetra BPM Suite into Azure AD, you need to add Questetra BPM 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 Questetra BPM Suite in the search box.
- Select Questetra BPM 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 Questetra BPM Suite
Configure and test Azure AD SSO with Questetra BPM 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 Questetra BPM Suite.
To configure and test Azure AD SSO with Questetra BPM Suite, 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 Questetra BPM Suite SSO - to configure the single sign-on settings on application side.
- Create Questetra BPM Suite test user - to have a counterpart of B.Simon in Questetra BPM 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 Questetra BPM 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, perform the following steps:
a. In the Identifier (Entity ID) text box, type a URL using the following pattern:
b. 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 and Sign on URL. You can get these values from SP Information section on your Questetra BPM Suite company site, which is explained later in the tutorial or contact Questetra BPM Suite Client support team. 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 Questetra BPM 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 Questetra BPM Suite.
- In the Azure portal, select Enterprise Applications, and then select All applications.
- In the applications list, select Questetra BPM 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 Questetra BPM Suite SSO
In a different web browser window, Sign in to your Questetra BPM Suite company site as an administrator.
In the menu on the top, click System Settings.
To open the SingleSignOnSAML page, click SSO (SAML).
On your Questetra BPM Suite company site, in the SP Information section, perform the following steps:
a. Copy the ACS URL, and then paste it into the Sign On URL textbox in the Basic SAML Configuration section from Azure portal.
b. Copy the Entity ID, and then paste it into the Identifier textbox in the Basic SAML Configuration section from Azure portal.
On your Questetra BPM Suite company site, perform the following steps:
a. Select Enable Single Sign-On.
b. In Entity ID textbox, paste the value of Azure AD Identifier which you have copied from Azure portal.
c. In Sign-in page URL textbox, paste the value of Login URL which you have copied from Azure portal.
d. In Sign-out page URL textbox, paste the value of Logout URL which you have copied from Azure portal.
e. In the NameID format textbox, type
f. Open your Base-64 encoded certificate in notepad downloaded from Azure portal, copy the content of it into your clipboard, and then paste it into the Validation certificate textbox.
g. Click Save.
Create Questetra BPM Suite test user
The objective of this section is to create a user called Britta Simon in Questetra BPM Suite.
To create a user called Britta Simon in Questetra BPM Suite, perform the following steps:
Sign in to your Questetra BPM Suite company site as an administrator.
Go to System Settings > User List > New User.
On the New User dialog, perform the following steps:
a. In the Name textbox, type name of the user email@example.com.
b. In the Email textbox, type email of the user firstname.lastname@example.org.
c. In the Password textbox, type a password of the user.
d. Click Add new user.
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 Questetra BPM Suite Sign-on URL where you can initiate the login flow.
Go to Questetra BPM Suite Sign-on URL directly and initiate the login flow from there.
You can use Microsoft My Apps. When you click the Questetra BPM Suite tile in the My Apps, this will redirect to Questetra BPM Suite Sign-on URL. For more information about the My Apps, see Introduction to the My Apps.
Once you configure Questetra BPM 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.
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