Configuring external IDPs

Purpose

This article explains how to manage third party identity providers.

Federation Management admin user interface

Cloudentity administrative UI application provides a simple user interface to manage third party IDP agreement and mapping information. Administrators must have proper entitlements to be able to perform the actions mentioned here. UI actions are all mapped directly to specific entitlements to allow fine-grained access control of these operations from the administrative panel. The following actions related to third-party IDPs are available in Cloudentity:

  • List identity providers

  • Get identity provider

  • Register identity provider

  • Update identity provider

  • Delete identity provider

List identity providers

Note

Required entitlement: ADMIN_LIST_IDPs

Admin UI location: Admin dashboard » Identity Providers

List External IDPs for Organization

Get identity provider

Note

Required entitlement: ADMIN_GET_IDP

Admin UI location: Admin dashboard » Identity Providers » [Select one from the list of IDPs]

Get External IDP Configuration for Organization

Register identity provider

Note

Entitlement: ADMIN_CREATE_IDP

Admin UI location: Admin dashboard » Identity Providers » Register Identity Provider

For ease of registration of external third party identity providers, Cloudentity provides a list of templated providers to quickly create an agreement.

IDP Configuration Templates for Organization

You can either choose from a template or register a generic SAML or OIDC Identity Provider by clicking on the generic logos.

Register External IDP Configuration for Organization

Update identity provider

Note

Entitlement: ADMIN_UPDATE_IDP

Admin UI location: Admin dashboard » Identity Providers » [Select one from the list of IDPs] » Update IDP

Update External IDP Configuration for Organization

Delete identity provider

Note

Entitlement: ADMIN_DELETE_IDP

Admin UI location: Admin dashboard » Identity Providers » [Select one from the list of IDPs] » Delete IDP

Delete External IDP Configuration for Organization