SAML Configuration for Azure

This document is a step-by-step guide to setting up an Azure app as your IDP (identity provider) to allow SAML
authentication.
 
Setting up your Azure app:
 
1. Go to Microsoft Azure and set up an application
 
 
 
2. Initialize your app
 
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3. Enter your app’s configuration
 
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4. Choose the SAML sign on mode
 
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5. Configuring SAML part 1:
 
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Note: The log in URLs are URLs of your own server (so you need to extract them from your project)
 
 
6. Configuring SAML part 2
 
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And don’t forget to save!
 
 
7. Configuring SAML part 3:
 
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Linking the Azure app as the IDP of your Avanan Portal 

By now you should have three things:
● An Azure app that can serve as a sign on SAML server
● An XML with the metadata of the azure app (extracted during step 7 in the “Setting up your Azure app” guide)
● The EntityID of said app
 
1. Log into Avanan with an admin user
 
2. Open the settings menu and click on the “Configure SAML” button
 
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3. Configure the SAML authentication for Avanan
 
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