Secure Mobile Access 12.4 Administration Guide

Configuring Salesforce as an SMA Authentication Server

This section describes how to configure Salesforce as an SMA Authentication Server.

To configure Salesforce as an SMA Authentication Server

  1. In the AMC, navigate to System Configuration > Authentication Servers.

  2. In the Authentication servers section, click the + (New) icon. The Add Authentication Server page displays.

  3. Select SAML 2.0 Identity Provider.

  4. Click Continue.... The Edit Authentication Server page displays.

  5. In the Name field, enter Saleforce_IDP.

  6. In the Appliance ID field, enter the Entity Id under Web App Settings from the Salesforce application page. For example, https://application.company.com.

  7. In the Server ID field, enter the Issuer from the Salesforce application page, under Web App Settings. For example, https://company.my.salesforce.com as per application configuration in Salesforce.

  8. In the Authentication service URL field, enter the IdP-Initiated Login URL from the Salesforce application page. For example,

    https://company.my.salesforce.com/idp/endpoint/HttpRedirect.

  9. From the Trust the following certificate drop-down menu, select the certificate you want. This should be the certificate downloaded from the Identity Provider page.

    You must first download and install this certificate before it can appear in this drop-down menu. See Downloading a Certificate for instructions on how to do this.

  10. (Optional) Select the Sign AuthnRequest message using this certificate if you want it, then enter the IP address for the certificate.

  11. Click Save.

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