This is a step-by-step guide on how to set up Azure Active Directory Identity provider and perform single sign-on (SSO) authentication with Creately to access Creately services.

Step 1: Create an Azure AD enterprise application

Open Azure AD portal
Select ‘Azure Active Directory’ under ‘Azure Services’ section. Or,
Search ‘Azure Active Directory’ on search bar’.

Locate Azure Active Directory

Choose Enterprise applications from the left side bar options.

Click on the Enterprise applications

In the opened section, choose New Application.

New Application

Pick Non-gallery application type for the application.

Non-gallery application

Type a name for the application. We recommend you to type Creately. And then click on the Add button.

Step 2: Configure SAML for Single Sign-on

Setup single sign-on. In your AD Enterprise application, choose the section single sign-on. Choose SAML based authentication from the given authentication methods.

SAML based authentication

From the opened section, click on the edit icon to update the Identifier and Reply URL.

SAML configuration

In the opened section, fill the Identifier and Reply URL with the given values by Creately.

Identifier (Entity ID): urn:amazon:cognito:sp:us-east-1_WYOCOwRPp

Reply URL (Assertion Consumer Service URL):

Identifier and Reply URL

Save your above changes. - You can either download the ‘Federation Metadata XML’ and provide it to us or can just share the ‘App Federation Metadata URL’ link to us.

Metadata URL

We recommend you to provide the Metadata URL since the updates you make to the application in your Active Directory will be reflected on our end in real time.

Step 3: Add users to access Creately services

Now you can add users to the created application.

Select Users and groups
Click on Add user.

Add users to the app

Invite new users or select from existing - These users will be able to login with this Azure AD account to Creately app. When you adding a user press Select and then Assign.

Login Test

Use below URL to test the login on a web browser.
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