In order to complete these steps, you must:
- Be an Ambition Admin
- Have an active, publicly accessible, SAML 2.0-enabled Identity Provider (IdP) service (Okta, Active Directory, etc)
- If utilizing a custom domain, reach out to email@example.com to have your domain whitelisted
Benefits of Single Sign-On:
- Users authenticate into Ambition using company-managed credentials
- Users already signed into company network will automatically be signed into Ambition
- Ambition access will automatically be revoked once employees are removed from company-defined HRMS system
Identity Provider Set Up
Configuring the Identity Provider (IdP)
See the reference below for configuring your IdP to work with Ambition, the new service provider (SP)
Name ID Format:
Replace SUBDOMAIN in the URLs above with your Ambition-assigned subdomain
Enable Single Sign-On
1. Open the left navigation and click Administration > People > Single Sign-On.
Don't see the Single Sign-On tab? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to have this feature turned on for you.
2. Click the Enable Single Sign-On button.
If you are redirected into the SAML Integration settings upon enabling, click Administration > People > Single Sign-On to navigate back to the Single Sign-On Setup form seen in Step 3.
3. Complete the form.
Integration Name: Defaults to SAML Authentication. Naming convention is up to your Organization
IdP Metadata URL: The publicly accessible URL where your IdP's metadata is hosted
If utilizing a custom domain, reach out to email@example.com to have your domain whitelisted.
There may be up to a two week wait time for IP addresses to be whitelisted.
First Name SAML Attribute: The corresponding attribute name in your SAML response
Last Name SAML Attribute: The corresponding attribute name in your SAML response
Default User Time Zone: The corresponding default time zone your Organization utilizes
Automatically Create Ambition Accounts on Sync (Utilizing Just-in-Time User Provisioning):
When enabled, Ambition will use a SAML assertion to create User accounts the first time the User attempts to log in to Ambition.
When disabled you must manually create accounts for desired users, otherwise they will be denied Ambition access upon initial login.
4. Click the Save button.