This article is about configuring SSO for your Aha! Ideas account. Read these articles if you want to configure SSO for your ideas portal.
Aha! Ideas | Account SSO | Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
You can use Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) as an identity provider for users in Aha! Ideas based on SAML 2.0. If you are curious about SAML 2.0, you can also read about our SAML 2.0 for Aha! Ideas accounts. You will need to be an administrator in Aha! Ideas and in ADFS to configure SSO.
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In Server Manager, click Tools AD FS Management.
Click Add Relying Party Trust under Actions. This will open the Add Relying Party Trust Wizard.
In the Welcome step, click Claims aware, then Start.
In the Select Data Source step, choose Import data about the relying party, then enter your Aha! account URL in the Federation metadata address field. The URL should be in the following format:
The metadata URL will only work once SAML authentication is enabled in your Aha! account.
In the Specify Display Name step, name your relying party (e.g. "Aha!").
The Configure Certificate step is optional. Click Next.
The Configure URL step is optional. Click Next.
In the Configure Identifiers step, enter your Aha! account URL in the following format:
In the Choose Access Control Policy step, choose to Permit everyone.
Review your settings on the Ready to Add Trust step, then click Next.
On the Finish step, click Close. This will open the Edit Claim Rules modal.
On the Issuance Transform Rules tab, click Add Rule....
Select the Send LDAP Attributes as Claims template.
Click Next. Name your rule, select Active Directory as the attribute store, and then add the following mappings:
Outgoing Claim Type
Each user in your Aha! account needs to have a unique
NameID. This value must be unique — an email addresses cannot be used as a
NameID. This ensures that any changes to a user's email address can be reflected in your Aha! account.
On the Issuance Transform Rules tab, click Add Rule... again.
Select the Transform an Incoming Claim template, then click Next.
Name the rule and make the following selections:
Incoming claim type: NameID
Outgoing claim type: NameID
Outgoing name ID format: Unspecified
E-Mail Address: E-Mail Address
Pass through all claim values
In your Aha! account
Log into your Aha! account and go to Settings ⚙️ Account Security and single sign-on Single sign-on.
Select SAML 2.0 as your Identity provider.
Name your configuration.
For the Metadata URL, enter the URL to the metadata xml listed in AD FS 2.0 console, e.g.
Enter the remaining fields following the SAML 2.0 configuration instructions.