Setting up Microsoft Azure Active Directory as an Identity Provider to use SSO with AtomSphere

Document created by RichardNotley941 Employee on Feb 14, 2017Last modified by mike_aronson on Feb 28, 2017
Version 3Show Document
  • View in full screen mode

Microsoft Azure Active Directory can be used as an Identity Provider to enable Single Sign-On (SSO) to Dell Boomi AtomSphere.




User Guide Articles

Here are some links to our AtomSphere User Guide which you may find useful when configuring Boomi for single sign-on and creating Federation Ids for Boomi users:


How to set up Microsoft Azure to use SSO with Boomi

The prerequisites and detailed configuration steps for both Azure and Boomi are described in the following Microsoft Azure Tutorial:


Each user within a SSO account will be uniquely identified by their Federation Id.  Typically this will be either the user's email address or a corporate identifier, such as their employee number.  The key to a successful integration is ensuring that Azure sends the correct Federation Id for the logged-on user to Boomi, and that Boomi interprets Azure's response correctly to determine the Federation Id.  This can be achieved in one of two ways:

  • Using the NameID in the Subject of the SAML response.
  • Using a specific FEDERATION_ID attribute in the SAML response.


Building on the Microsoft Azure Tutorial, the key steps for the second of these approaches - using a specific FEDERATION_ID attribute - are highlighted below.


Configuring SAML Token Attributes in Azure

Add a new user attribute, FEDERATION_ID and map this to the value corresponding to the Federation ID configured for the Boomi single sign-on users.


Azure SAML Token Attributes

(In this example, the users' email addresses have been used as Federation Ids in Boomi).


Configuring Boomi Single Sign-On Options

In the Boomi Single Sign-On Options, ensure that 'Federation Id is in FEDERATION_ID Attribute element' is selected for the Federation Id Location.


Boomi Single Sign-On Options

1 person found this helpful