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SafeNet Trusted Access for Samanage

Overview

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

1.Samanage setup

2.SafeNet Trusted Access setup

3.Verify authentication

Samanage Setup

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

Perform the following steps to configure SafeNet Trusted Access as your Identity Provider in Samanage:

1.Log in to the Samanage administrator account using the https://<company_name>.samanage.com/ URL.

Where, <company_name> is the company name configured on the Samanage portal while creating the Samanage account.

2.On the Samanage administrator dashboard, on the top left-hand side corner, click .

3.Click Setup.

4.Under Setup Home, click Users & Access.

5.Under Users & Access, click Single Sign-On.

6.In the right pane, under Login using SAML, select Enable Single Sign-On with SAML, and perform the following steps:

a.In the Identity Provider URL 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.

b.In the Logout URL field, enter https://<company_name>.samanage.com/login URL.

c.In the SAML Issuer field, enter SAManage.com.

d.In a text editor, open the identity provider signing certificate that you downloaded earlier from SafeNet Trusted Access console and copy the entire text.

e.In the Paste your Identity Provider x.509 Certificate below field, paste the text that you copied in the previous step.

f.Click Update.

Obtaining the Samanage Metadata

Perform the following steps to download the Samanage metadata:

1.In a web browser, open the https://<company_name>.samanage.com/saml/metadata URL, where, <company_name> is the company name configured on the Samanageportal while creating the Samanage account.

2.The metadata is displayed. Copy the entire metadata and paste it in a text editor.

3.Save the text file with the .xml extension (for example, metadata.xml) on your local machine.

SafeNet Trusted Access Setup

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

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

2.Under STA Setup, click Upload Samanage Metadata.

3.On the Metadata upload window, click Browse to search and select the Samanage metadata that you downloaded earlier in the Obtaining the Samanage Metadata section.

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

4.Click Save Configuration to save the details and activate the Samanage application in SafeNet Trusted Access.

Verify Authentication

Using STA Console

Navigate to the Samanage login URL, https://<company_name>.samanage.com>, where <company_name> is the company name configured on the Samanage portal while creating the Samanage account. On the login page, click Single Sign-On. 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 Samanage 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 Samanage application icon, and you should be redirected to Samanage after authentication.

 

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