Azure Active Directory Integration with Project Management Software
OneDesk integrates Helpdesk and Project Management software with your Azure Active Directory account.
Connect Azure Active Directory to your OneDesk Account
Add Single Sign-on for your OneDesk users using Azure Active Directory. Connect OneDesk’s helpdesk and project management software to your Azure Active Directory account to make it easier for your users to sign in and to manage their access to OneDesk.
What does the Azure Active Directory Integration lets you do?
With the Azure Active Directory integration enabled you can allows your users to log into OneDesk using their existing Active Directory credentials. If these users do not already have OneDesk accounts, this integration can automatically create them for you.
Integrating OneDesk’s helpdesk and project management software with your Azure Active Directory account is easy. Just follow the steps below or watch the video.
How to Connect OneDesk to Azure Active Directory – Step-by-Step
1) Get the app on Azure Active Directory.
Go to the OneDesk App page on the Azure Marketplace and click the “Get it Now” button.
Sign in to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
You will be presented with the Microsoft Tutorial: “Azure Active Directory single sign-on (SSO) integration with OneDesk”. This is a useful tutorial, and you can choose to read through it for more detail.
2) In the Azure Portal, find and add the OneDesk App.
Do the following steps in order.
3) Set up single sign on.
Inside the OneDesk app on the Azure Portal, click “Set up single sign on”.
Then click the “SAML” method.
4) Copy the App Federation Metadata URL.
In the next screen, copy the ‘App Federation Metadata URL’ from section #3.
5) Enable SAML SSO in your OneDesk account.
Back in your OneDesk account:
6) Paste your ‘App Federation Metadata URL’ into the ‘Your Identity Provider Metadata URL.
7) Under ‘Advanced Settings’ map your attributes
Map the attributes in the fields as shown in the image below for
8) Download the file from your OneDesk Metadata URL
Copy and paste your OneDesk Metadata URL into a browser address bar and download the resulting XML file.
9) Upload that file to Azure Portal
Back in the Microsoft Azure Portal, inside the ‘OneDesk Single sign-on’ app:
10) Add & Assign Users to the Application
Don’t forget to add your users to the OneDesk app.
In the OneDesk app in the Azure portal, click the ‘Add user’ button. Add your users and assign them to the app.
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