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SafeNet Trusted Access for Assembla


The application template provides the ability to enable single sign-on for users accessing the Assembla application through SafeNet Trusted Access.

The following use cases can be configured for Assembla:

SP-initiated SSO

IdP-initiated SSO

Just-in-Time (JIT) provisioning

Configuring SafeNet Trusted Access for Assembla is a three-step process:

1.Assembla setup

2.SafeNet Trusted Access setup

3.Verify authentication

Assembla Setup

As a prerequisite, download the Identity Provider certificate from the SafeNet Trusted Access console by clicking the Download X.509 certificate button. You will need this certificate in one of the steps below.

Perform the following steps to configure SafeNet Trusted Access as your identity provider in Assembla:

1.Log in to Assembla as an administrator using the URL, https://<subdomain>, where <subdomain> is the domain name that you have configured for your Assembla account.

2.On the Admin dashboard, click Portfolio Home > Admin.

3.Scroll down to SAML authentication and perform the following steps:

a.Select the Enable check box to enable the SAML settings.

b.In the This is the URL of your Identity Provider that the authentication requests will be sent to. field, enter the SINGLESIGNONSERVICE URL that is provided on the SafeNet Trusted Access console.

You can copy this URL by clicking the Copy to Clipboard icon available next to the SINGLESIGNONSERVICE field.

c.Convert the identity provider certificate (that you downloaded earlier from the STA console) to a certificate fingerprint and copy it.

Note:  You can use a certificate conversion tool to convert the IdP certificate to the certificate fingerprint.

d.In Fingerprint represents your certificate. Please ask your SAML Identity Provider for that. It will look something like e7 5c 78 a5 54 5d 6a 9e 11 02 cd 33 b3 b0 6a ce d7 b2 61 86 field, paste the certificate fingerprint that you copied in the previous step.

e.In a text editor, open the IdP certificate that you have downloaded from the STA setup, and copy the entire certificate text.

f.In the Your X.509 Certificate field, paste the entire certificate text that you have copied in the previous step.

g.Click Update SAML settings.

SafeNet Trusted Access Setup

After completing the first step of configuring SafeNet Trusted Access in Assembla, the second step is to activate the Assembla application in SafeNet Trusted Access by performing the following steps:

1.In the Applications pane, the Assembla application you added earlier is in the inactive state by default. To configure and activate this application, click the application (for example, Assembla) and proceed to the next step.

2.In the YOUR SUB DOMAIN field, enter the subdomain that is registered with Assembla.

3.Click Save Configuration to save the details and activate the Assembla application in SafeNet Trusted Access.

Verify Authentication

Using STA Console

Navigate to the Assembla account using the https://<subdomain> URL, where <subdomain> is the domain name that you have configured for your Assembla account.

You will be redirected to your SafeNet Trusted Access sign-in page. Enter your primary directory login information, approve the two-factor authentication, and you should be redirected to the Assembla dashboard after authentication.

Using STA User Portal

Navigate to the User Portal URL to log in to the STA User Portal dashboard. On the dashboard, you will see a list of applications to which you have access. Click the Assembla application icon. You should be successfully logged in to the Assembla dashboard after authentication.


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