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Add an Application - New and Classic Web Admin

Application Manager

Once you have at least one data store added on the New Experience, click Add an Application to integrate an app with SecureAuth IdP.


Make a selection from the application template library to start creating your app. The generic SAML Application template is used in this example.


NOTE: Prior to SecureAuth IdP version 9.3, the Web Admin was organized by realms you created. These realms contained applications you integrated with SecureAuth IdP, and included the configuration made on the following Web Admin tabs: Overview, Data, Workflow, Adaptive Authentication, Multi-Factor Methods, Post Authentication, API, Logs, and System Info.

In the New Experience, you configure equivalent portions of the Overview and Post Authentication tabs when adding an application to your Application Manager library.

Application Details

Identify this application

Create the Application Name to be used to access the application in the Application Manager list – "Initech" in this example.

Provide the Application Description – "Initech SAML Application" in this example.

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Identify which data stores and user groups can access this application

Begin typing the Data Store name, and then select the data store when it appears in the list.

Repeat this step to add all Data Stores to be associated with this application.

Enter the name of each group to be given access to this application, or toggle the switch to enable access to all Groups.


Connection Settings

Configure Connection

Select the Connection Type to specify how the service provider will send the authentication request to SecureAuth IdP – SP Initiated or IdP Initiated.

For SP Initiated, if required, specify if the connection should be made "By Redirect" (sending the authentication request with the related signature), or "By Post" (sending the authentication request with the signature embedded).


User ID Mapping

Select the User ID Profile Field that is mapped to the data store property containing the end-user's identification from the application.

Select the Name ID Format to use in the assertion when submitting the end-user's identity profile.


Upload Metadata file (optional)

If you have a pre-configured metadata file, you can upload it by clicking Upload Metadata at the bottom right of the page.

The uploaded metadata file pre-populates fields on this page so you don't have to make individual entries. This functionality is new in SecureAuth IdP version 9.3 when using the generic SAML Application template.


SAML Assertion

Set a unique name for the IdP Issuer – this will be shared with the service provider.

Make the following entries, if required:

  • Assertion Consumer Service (ACS) – Set this endpoint to the service provider URL so the application can accept the SAML assertion from SecureAuth IdP.

  • Relay State – Set this endpoint to the URL the end-user will use after being authenticated.

  • Recipient – Set this endpoint to the service provider URL so the application can identify SecureAuth IdP – this is usually the same entry as the ACS URL.

  • Audience – Set this endpoint to the base domain of the application – usually the service provider's entity ID.

  • SP Login URL –Set this endpoint to the application login.

Set the Hours and Minutes for which the Assertion will be valid – this should be at least one hour.

Configure the Offset Minutes to accommodate time differences between devices being used.

Enable these functions if required:

  • SAML Assertion and / or Sign SAML Message – Select a third-party certificate to sign the SAML assertion instead of using the default SecureAuth IdP certificate.

  • Encrypt SAML Assertion – Select the Data Encryption Method algorithm and the Key Encryption method (symmetric or asymmetric) from the dropdown.


SAML Attributes

If additional information from the directory is required in the SAML assertion, click Add SAML Attribute and configure settings for:

  • Attribute Name – Enter the Name from the directory expected by the application.

  • Data Store Property – Select the Property to which the Attribute Name is mapped.

  • Namespace (1.1) – Enter the URL that will communicate to the application which attribute is being asserted.


Save the configured application

Click Add Application to save the configuration.

In the Classic Experience, you click Save on each tab you configure on the Web Admin.

Information for Service Providers

You can copy and paste this information in the service provider user interface:

  • Login URL – Automatically created by SecureAuth IdP with the application realm number included.

  • Logout URL – Automatically created by SecureAuth IdP with the application realm number included.

  • IdP Issuer – Name you entered in the New Experience user interface.

If you specified an IdP Signing Certificate, you can click the link to Download it.


Download Metadata File

Click Download Metadata at the bottom right of the Information for Service Providers page.

Enter the Domain name in the popup window and click Download.


Continue to Summary

Click Continue to Summary at the bottom left of the Information for Service Providers page.

You can make edits to your configuration by clicking the pencil icon to the far right in each section of the Summary page.


NOTE: The link to the login page you created for the application appears beneath the Application Description ("Initech SAML Application" in this example). This link includes the realm number for the application. Use this link to test the application.

Complete the application on the Classic Experience...

To modify the default Workflow, Two-Factor Authentication method, and Adaptive Authentication modules enabled for this application, go to the Classic Experience.