Create an Azure AD enterprise application

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    Creating an Azure enterprise application is the 1st step to integrate the SuperOffice SCIM endpoint with the Azure AD provisioning service.


    • An Azure AD admin account.

    • Access to Azure AD portal with permissions to create an enterprise application of type non-gallery applicationAzure Active Directory Premium (P1 or P2) required.

    For testing, you can do a 30-day free trial of AAD Premium. If you obtain a new license to AAD, you might need to sign out and back in to activate the license.

    Sign in and add the application

    1. In a browser, sign in to the AAD portal.

    2. From the left pane, select Enterprise applications.

    3. Add your own non-gallery application:

      1. Click + New application.

      2. Select All.

      3. Click the Non-gallery application tile.

      4. Enter a name and click Add.

    For updated info from Microsoft, see their guide to build a SCIM endpoint and configure provisioning.

    Turn on automatic provisioning from AAD

    1. Go to the app management screen and select Provisioning from the left pane.

    2. Set Provisioning mode to Automatic.

      AAD provisioning panel

    Configure admin credentials

    1. Expand the Admin Credentials settings block.

    2. Get the SCIM config from the SuperOffice Identity Manager.

    3. Copy the URL into the Tenant URL field.

    4. Copy the Token into the Secret Token field.

    5. Click Test Connection and verify the connection between AAD and the SuperOffice SCIM endpoint.

    6. Click Save.

      SCIM test connection from AAD

    Configure mapping

    The Azure portal allows mapping to the id attribute. However, this is not supported by SCIM and should not be used.

    1. Expand the Mappings settings block.

    2. Customize the attribute mapping of externalId for user objects:

      1. Select the user attribute set.

      2. Change the default mapping of externalId from mailNickName to objectId.

      3. Enable the Match objects using this attribute option.

      4. Set Matching precedence to 2.

      5. Click OK.

      Mapping external ID
    3. Change the attribute mapping for group objects to match on objectId rather than displayName:

      1. Select the group attribute set.

      2. Select the displayName attribute, change Matching precedence value to 2, and click OK.

      3. Select the objectId attribute, enable the Match objects using this attribute option, set Matching precedence value to 1, and click OK.

      Mapping groups
    4. Click Save.

    Start 1st synchronization and verify the result

    1. Scroll down to Settings.

    2. Select scope - do you want to sync all or only assigned users and groups?

    3. Set Provisioning status to On.

    4. Click Save to start the synchronization.

    5. Wait for the incremental cycle to complete.

    6. You can now preview the users in the SuperOffice Identity Manager.

      AAD provisioning settings

    Next steps: