To avoid manual login and authentication, Single Sign-On (SSO) can be configured to authenticate a user between MX and a company’s Identity Provider (IDP).
Configuration / Setup
SSO capabilities are provided by the SAP Cloud Platform which supports SAML 2.0 and enables authentication using a certificate exchange. For the handshake with a company’s IDP such as Microsoft Active Directory, the following steps need to be configured in the SAP Cloud Platform Cockpit:
- Adding a Trusted Identity Provider. Here, the IDP can be added:
- Once the IDP has been added, the following parameters can be maintained according to the company's settings:
These are the necessary steps to enable SSO capabilities. Additional information can be found directly at SAP help pages: https://help.sap.com/viewer/ea72206b834e4ace9cd834feed6c0e09/Cloud/en-US/625f2c3e1ac541b39985e867d6b8a605.html