Centrify users can utilize SAML Single Sign On with Watchman Monitoring. Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) is an XML standard that allows secure web domains to exchange user authentication and authorization data. SAML Integration allows for Single Sign-on (SSO) to Watchman Monitoring. The following steps will help you implement SAML for Watchman Monitoring using Centrify.
Create Role in Centrify
Log into your Centrify Admin Portal and create a Role for users to grant access to log into your Watchman Monitoring Dashboard.
In the left column navigate to Core Services > Roles.
In the right pane click on Add Role.
Give the role a name and optional Description.
Select Members. Click Add.
Search for users or groups from Active Directory, G Suite, Centrify directory, or any other federated directory. Select them and click Add.
Add SAML Web App to Centrify
In the Centrify Admin Console, select Apps from the left column.
Click Add Web Apps next to the Apps Search field.
In the Add Web Apps modal, click the Custom tab.
Scroll down in the list, and click Add next to the SAML Web App.
Click Yes to confirm adding the SAML Web App.
Click the Close button to close the Add Web App modal.
Locate the Identity Provider SAML Meta data URL section, select and copy the provided URL to your clipboard.
Configure SAML SSO in Watchman Monitoring Dashboard
In a new tab or window, navigate to Settings > Security in your Watchman Monitoring Dashboard and click Enable SAML SSO.
Select I have a SAML metadata URL.
Paste the Identity Provider SAML Meta data URL from Centrify into the SAML IdP Metadata URL field on your Dashboard.
Select Disable password based sign-in... option.
Learn more about default permissions in Configuring SAML for Single Sign-on support article.
Be sure to click Save at the bottom.
Copy the SP ACS/Endpoint URL.
Complete SAML Configuration in Centrify
Return to the Centrify Admin Portal and paste the SP ACS/Endpoint URL from your Watchman Monitoring Dashboard into the Assertion Consumer Service URL field in Centrify.
Be sure to click Save.
Click on Description.
Set the Application Name to Watchman Monitoring SAML and set the Category.
Right-click or Ctrl-click on the following logo and Save to Downloads.
Click the Select Logo button, select the previously saved logo file from your Downloads folder.
Click on User Access.
Select the Role(s) to allow access to Watchman Monitoring.
Logging in with Centrify SAML SSO
With SAML configured, an additional button to Sign in with SSO will be displayed on the login page. Clicking on the Sign on with SSO will take you to the Centrify user portal.
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