OwnCloud

Introduction

  • OwnCloud use SAML 2.0 to federate identities.

  • In SAML terminology, there is a client application which is called Service Provider (SP) and an identity provider (IdP), here Trustelem.

    Nota: For more details about OwnCloud setup, contact us.

Application configuration elements, on the SP side

  • Definition of the pages where SSO authentication is enabled (LoginPath)

  • Definition of the SAML URL for the SP side: Assertion Consumer Service (ACS)

  • Definition of the identifier attribute (NameID) and its format

  • Definition of the IdP (Trustelem) connection URLs

  • Definition of the certificate(s) used for encryption and/or the signature of SAML content.
    Note: these configuration data can be requested in metadata.xml format.

Application configuration elements, on the IdP side

  • EntityID: application identifier → must be identical to what was indicated on the SP side

  • Assertion Consumer Service (ACS): URL on the SP side for receiving SAML assertions generated by the IdP → must be identical to what was indicated on the SP side

  • NameID Attribute: name of the attribute containing the user’s identity in the SAML response provided by the IdP Trustelem to the SP application → must be identical to what was indicated on the SP side

  • NameID Format: format of the NameID attribute. Except in special cases, use the default value → must be identical to what was indicated on the SP side

  • Attributes List: additional attributes that can be embedded by the IdP into the SAML responses, and used by the application on the SP side

  • RelayState: URL of the page to which the user should be redirected after authentication

  • Custom login URL: URL used to initialize login via SAML 2.0 in the Trustelem user’s dashboard

  • Custom scripting: script to add/modify attributes in the SAML responses (example: attribute from the Active Directory)