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Configure Contensis to use Azure AD

With your Contensis application registered in Azure AD, the next step is to login to Contensis and configure the Azure AD integration.

  1. Login to Contensis using an administrator account.
  2. Navigate to the Management Console and select Global Settings, you need to enter the following settings:

WSFederation_MetadataEndpoint

This needs to be set to your Azure AD metadata endpoint address. This can be found by following these steps:

  1. Select Azure Active Directory, followed by App Registrations and then select Endpoints from the top toolbar.

17a - Settings - Endpoint

  1. Copy the Federation Metadata Document address from the textbox. Enter this in the WSFederation_MetadataEndpoint global setting.

17b - Settings - Endpoint Copy Setting

WsFederation_AzureTenantID

This needs to be set to your Azure AD tenant ID. This can be found by following these steps:

  • Select Azure Active Directory, followed by Properties. Your tenant ID is the same as your Directory ID. Enter this in the WSFederation_TenantID global setting.

14 - Settings - Directory ID

WsFederation_AzureTenantName

This needs to be set to your Azure AD tenant name. This can be found by following these steps:

  • Select Azure Active Directory, followed by Custom domain names. Your tenant name is the name of your primary domain. Enter this in the WSFederation_TenantName global setting.

16 - Settings - Tenant Name

WsFederation_AzureApplicationID

This needs to be set to the application ID of the registered Contensis app in Azure. This can be found by following these steps:

  • Select Azure Active Directory, followed by App registrations then select the Contensis application. Your application ID is listed on the application overview. Enter this in the WSFederation_ApplicationID global setting.

15 - Settings - Application ID

WsFederation_AzureApplicationKey

  1. Navigate to your application and click All settings and then select Keys from the secondary menu.

13 - Keys

  1. Enter a description, choose an expiration and the click Save.

Note: Once you navigate away from this screen you will not be able to retrieve the key again. In the event that you lose the key value then you will need to delete the key and add a new one.

 

13 -Copy Key

  1. Enter the value of the key into the WSFederation global setting.

WSFederation_Type

This needs to be set to 2 for Azure AD.

Final step

Once you have added the above global settings you need to recycle the application pool which serves the Contensis application. This is done by right clicking on the Contensis application pool in IIS > Application Pools and selecting Recycle.