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Browser configuration for single sign-on with Active Directory

If a tenant is configured to support AD authentication, you can use a recognized AD user account to access the Tenant Management Console with single sign-on. However, for this to work, the web browser you use to access the Console must be configured to support single sign-on.

This appendix contains instructions for configuring Windows Internet Explorer® and Mozilla® Firefox® to support single sign-on.

Configuring Windows Internet Explorer for single sign-on

Before you set up single sign-on, you need to configure Windows Internet Explorer. The following instructions apply with Windows Internet Explorer 11.

Procedure

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. On the Tools menu, click Internet Options.

  3. In the Internet Options window, click the Security tab.

  4. On the Security page, select Local intranet.

  5. Click Sites.

  6. In the Local intranet window, ensure that all the options are selected.

  7. Click Advanced.

  8. In the Add this website to the zone field, take either of these actions:

    • To enable single sign-on with HTTP, type:
      http://*.hcp-name.domain-name

      For example:

      http://*.hcp.example.com
    • To enable single sign-on with HTTPS, type:
      https://*.hcp-name.domain-name

      For example:

      https://*.hcp.example.com
  9. Click Add.

  10. Click Close.

  11. In the Local intranet window, click OK.

  12. In the Internet Options window, click the Advanced tab.

  13. In the Settings list, under Security, select Enable Integrated Windows Authentication.

  14. Click OK.

  15. Close Internet Explorer.

Configuring Mozilla Firefox for single sign-on

  1. Open Firefox.

  2. In the address field in the Firefox window, enter:

    about:config
  3. In response to the warning message, click I’ll be careful, I promise!.

  4. In the Preference Name list, double-click network.negotiate-auth.delegation-uris.

  5. In the Enter string value window, type:

    http://*.hcp-name.domain-name,https://*.hcp-name.domain-name
    For example:
    http://*.hcp.example.com,https://*.hcp.example.com
  6. Click OK.

  7. In the Preference Name list, double-click network.negotiate-auth.trusted-uris.

  8. In the Enter string value window, type:

    http://*.hcp-name.domain-name,https://*.hcp-name.domain-name
  9. Click OK.

  10. Close Firefox.

 

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