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Understand how to connect Syncplicity to your company directory or IDP to provision and authenticate your users. Syncplicity works with Active Directory (AD) SAML, as well as IDP's such as Okta, One Login, and Ping Federate.

Authentication can be completely delegated to your AD/LDAP by leveraging federated authentication. For an SSO enabled account, Syncplicity clients (Desktop, Mobile, Web) only require user’s email address (userid) for login. Because authentication is delegated to secure, authorized servers outside of Syncplicity’s control, Syncplicity servers are never privy to corporate passwords—authentication credentials remain squarely in the control of the corporate system. Active Directory and LDAP single sign-on (SSO) with Syncplicity allows companies of any size to leverage their existing corporate directories and authentication systems to authorize employee access to Syncplicity.

Users can be provisioned directly in the Syncplicity account. Optionally, you can use Active Directory (AD) Sync, so IT administrators only have to manage their users using their centralized AD/LDAP system. AD/LDAP is still the main source for user management and identities for majority of the enterprises. IT administrators need a way to be able to provision cloud applications based on permissions in the AD or LDAP. 

Today customers have the option to use either a 3rd party solution or use the Syncplicity ADSync Tool which is included in your subscription. 

  • With the 3rd party solutions like OneLogin, Okta or PingFederate integration, changes to Active Directory accounts are automatically applied to Syncplicity accounts in real time without duplication of effort. 
  • Syncplicity also offers an ADSync Tool as part of your subscription, allowing user provisioning and de-provisioning as well as group membership sync.

More information about SSO and ADFS can be found here: 

 

               

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