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Integrating to Azure AD and set up SAML/SSO

Integrating to Azure AD and set up SAML/SSO

SAML (Security Assertion Markup Language) and SSO (Single Sign-On) provide a streamlined and secure method for organizations of any size to manage access to various services. These technologies allow easy integration of domain-wide access, enabling team members to utilize their official email addresses for authentication. With SSO, users can effortlessly sign up and sign into platforms, like MuchSkills, using their corporate email addresses. This process not only simplifies the joining of teams on such platforms but also ensures a seamless and secure user experience. The convenience and security offered by SAML/SSO are particularly valuable for end users, as they can access multiple services without the need to manage numerous credentials, enhancing both efficiency and security in their daily operations.

These instructions explains how you can enable and enforce SAML/SSO for MuchSkills for organisations using Azure AD.

Step 1:

Contact MuchSkills support to add your domain/s at support@muchskils.com

Step 2:

1. Log in to your Azure Portal

2. Go to Azure Active Directory

3. Go to Enterprise applications

4. Click New application

5. Click Create your own application

6. Enter MuchSkills as the name of your app and click Create

Setup Azure AD with MuchSkills

7. Click on Single Sign-on

8. Select SAML

9. Click Edit on Basic SAML configuration

10. Enter https://app.muchskills.com/auth/saml in Identifier (Entity ID)

MuchSkills SAML SSO integration to Azure AD

11. Enter your SSO url in Reply URL

Enter your SSO url in Reply URL

12. Click Save

13. Click Edit on User attributes & Claims

14. Click on Unique User Identifier (Name ID)

15. Set Source attribute to user.mail

MuchSkills SAML SSO integration to Azure AD

16. Click Save

17. Make sure you have the following additional claims

MuchSkills SAML SSO integration to Azure AD

18. You're done!

Step 3:

MuchSkills setup

1.Go to Security & SAML in team settings (Team > Edit > Security & SAML)

2. Enter or paste the IDP Metadata URL. See the attachments to find the
URL for the specific IDP

3. You can activate SAML and, if desired, enforce its usage. To do this, go back to 'Security & SAML' in the team settings (Team > Edit > Security & SAML), and switch on 'Enable SAML'. You also have the option to toggle 'Enforce SAML'.

It's crucial to test the SAML login process after these changes. Ensure everything is working correctly by logging out and attempting to log in again using the SAML method. This step confirms the successful integration of the SAML setup with MuchSkills.