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SafeNet Trusted Access for Box


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

1.Box setup

2.SafeNet Trusted Access setup

3.Verify Authentication

Box Setup

As a prerequisite, download the Identity Provider metadata from the SafeNet Trusted Access console by clicking on the Download metadata file button. You will need to provide this metadata to the Box support team for configuring SAML authentication for your Box account.

Obtaining Metadata

In a web browser, open the following URL to download the Box metadata:

SafeNet Trusted Access Setup

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

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

2.Under STA Setup, click Upload Box Metadata.

3.On the Metadata upload window, click Browse to search and select the Box metadata that you downloaded earlier.

4.Under Account Details, the service provider metadata information is displayed.

5.Click Save Configuration to save the details and activate the Box application in SafeNet Trusted Access.

Verify Authentication

Using STA Console

Navigate to the Box URL, https ://<Domain Name>, where <Domain Name> is the name of your organization that you registered in Box. 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 Box homepage 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 Box application icon, you should be redirected to the Box homepage after authentication.


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