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SafeNet Trusted Access for BambooHR

Overview

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

1.BambooHR setup

2.SafeNet Trusted Access setup

3.Verify authentication

BambooHR Setup

As a prerequisite, download the Identity Provider Signing 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 BambooHR:

1.Log in to BambooHRas an administrator using the https://<DomainName>.bamboohr.com URL.

Where, <Domain Name> is your organization name that is registered with BambooHR.

2.On the BambooHR dashboard, on the top right-hand side corner, click on the Apps icon.

3.In the left pane, under All Apps, click Single Sign-On.

4.In the right pane, under Single Sign-On, click on the SAML tile.

5.On the SAML Single Sign-On window, on the SAML tile, click Install.

6.Perform the following steps:

a.In the SSO Login URL field, enter the SINGLESIGNONSERVICE URL that is provided on the SafeNet Trusted Access console.

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

b.Open the Identity Provider certificate that you downloaded earlier from the SafeNet Trusted Access console in Notepad, and then copy the entire text of the certificate.

c.In the x.509 Certificate field, paste the text of the certificate.

d.Click Install.

SafeNet Trusted Access Setup

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

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

2.Under STA Setup, complete the following fields:

Field Value to be Set
Domain Name Enter the domain name that is registered with BambooHR.
NAME ID Ensure that Email address is selected as required by BambooHR.

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

Verify Authentication

Using STA Console

Navigate to the BambooHR URL, https://<Domain Name>.bamboohr.com.You will be redirected to your SafeNet Trusted Access sign-in page to complete the sign-on process. You will be redirected to the SafeNet Trusted Access sign-in page. Enter your primary directory login information, approve the two-factor authentication, and you should be redirected to the BambooHR 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 on the BambooHR application icon, you should be redirected to the BambooHR dashboard after authentication.

 

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