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SafeNet Trusted Access for Contently


SafeNet Trusted Access (STA) allows you to configure the Contently application using the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) protocol.

The STA and Contently integration is aimed to protect the Contently end users' access.

The following use cases can be configured for Contently:

SP-initiated SSO

IdP-initiated SSO

Configuring SafeNet Trusted Access for Contently is a three-step process:

1.Contently setup

2.SafeNet Trusted Access setup

3.Verify Authentication

NOTE   This application integration online help was produced based on a review of publicly available documentation and was not tested by Thales. Support for the application integration is provided on a best-effort basis.

Contently Setup

As a prerequisite, from the STA console, copy the STA metadata URL by clicking the Copy to Clipboard icon available next to the Download metadata file button. You will need the metadata URL while configuring STA in Contently.

NOTE   If the STA certificate is required separately, first you need to click on the Manual Configuration link and then click Download X.509 certificate to download the certificate.

Perform the appropriate steps to configure SafeNet Trusted Access as your Identity Provider in Contently.

Click here to refer to the Contently documentation.

SafeNet Trusted Access Setup

After configuring SafeNet Trusted Access in the Contently application, the next step is to activate the Contently application in SafeNet Trusted Access by performing the following steps:

1.In the Applications pane, you will notice that the Contently application that you added previously is currently in inactive state by default. To configure and activate the application, click on the Contently application and proceed to the next step.

2.Under Account Details, enter the field values.

NOTE   Contact the Contently support team for the field values.

For more information on configuring the SAML service provider, refer to the Configure the SAML service provider section of the STA online documentation.

NOTE   Under Return Attributes, add return attribute(s) as required by the Contently application.

3.Under Advanced Settings, perform the following steps:

a.In the IDP INITIATED SSO RELAY STATE field, enter the relay state value if your application requires a unique relay state.

b.In the LOGOUT CHANNEL field, select an option that is compatible with your application.

For rest of the fields, modify the default values as per your preferred configuration.

4.Click Save Configuration to save the details and activate the Contently application in SafeNet Trusted Access.

Verify Authentication

Using STA Console

Navigate to the Contently URL, enter your email address, and click Sign In. You will be redirected to the SafeNet Trusted Access sign-in page. Enter your primary directory login information, approve the two-factor authentication, and you should be redirected to the Contently application after authentication.

Using STA User Portal

Navigate to the User Portal URL to log in to the STA User Portal dashboard. On the dashboard, you will see a list of applications to which you have access. Click on the Contently icon, you should be redirected to the Contently application after authentication.


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