CA Identity as IDP

Step 1: Setup CA Identity Manager as Identity Provider

    Follow the steps below to configure CA Identity Manager as an Identity Provider.

    CA Identity SAML SSO  Pre-requisite:

      To configure CA Identity Manager as IDP, you need the metadata from SAML SSO plugin.

    • Go to the Service Provider Info tab .
    • Click on the link https://[application-Domain]/plugins/servlet/saml/metadata.
    • choose Save As to save data in XML format on your system.

    CA Identity SAML SSO  Login as Administrator

    • Log in to your CA Identity service portal with the administrator account. You're going to be sent to the launchpad.
    • SAML Single Sign On (SSO) using CA Identity Identity Provider, Launchpad
    • Go to Apps and click on add an app.
    • SAML Single Sign On (SSO) using CA Identity Identity Provider, Add new app
    • Scroll down in the Add App popup window and click Create a SAML SSO app
    • Fill out the information in each of the steps as given below.

      Enable SSO for Your App Using SAML

    • In Display Name, enter the name of your app and click Continue.
    • SAML Single Sign On (SSO) using CA Identity Identity Provider, Enable SSO, Enter name for app

      Identity Provider Information

    • Download IDP Metadata. This is necessary to configure the add-on later. Click on Continue.
    • SAML Single Sign On (SSO) using CA Identity Identity Provider  Download IDP Metadata

    CA Identity SAML SSO  Service Provider Information

      SAML Single Sign On (SSO) using CA Identity Identity Provider, Provide Service Provider Metadata
    • Upload SP metadata to Upload SP metadata and click Continue.
    • You can also manually enter data. The data can be found in the add- on's SP Info tab.
    • Information to be entered in CA Information to copy from the add-on
      Assertion Consumer Service URL ACS URL
      Relay State -
      Entity ID SP Entity ID
      NameID Format Email Address
      Binding POST
      Requests Signed Yes
      Certificate Download the certificate provided in SP Info tab and upload it here

      Attribute Mapping

    • Fill Attribute Mapping as per your requirement. Set Type against NameID to User Attribute and set Value as User Name or Primary Email. These attributes are used to create user in the SP.
    • Click on Continue and click Finish .
    • SAML Single Sign On (SSO) using CA Identity Identity Provider, Attribute mapping

    CA Identity SAML SSO   Create a Rule

    • You’ll be redirected to app Dashboard. Go to Rules. A Rule defines who has the access to app. Click on add rule.
    • Enter the rule name. Click on Add Filter and select on which basis you want to assign app. You can select a department, type or title. You can add more filters according to your need. Click Continue.
    • Select the SP app you setup in Then they should have. Click Continue.
    • You can test the app by selecting a person from that department. Click Finish
    • SAML Single Sign On (SSO) using CA Identity Identity Provider, Add new rule