Azure AD

This guide shows how to set-up Azure AD identity provider with Aidbox

This guide explains how to set-up Azure AD identity provider in Aidbox with a symmetric authentication mechanism. If you are looking for asymmetric (certificate-based one), please, follow Azure AD with certificate authentication guide.

Register an application in Azure

  • Find App Registration in search bar

  • Click New Registration

  • Fill form. For Redirect URI choose web as a platform and input https://<box-url>/auth/callback/azure

  • Click Certificates & secrets > New client secret and create a new secret. Save Value for next step

Create IdentityProvider in Aidbox

  • Open REST console in Aidbox UI and create IdentityProvider

POST /IdentityProvider
content-type: text/yaml
accept: text/yaml

  - profile
  - openid
system: azure
authorize_endpoint: <your authorization endpoint>
token_endpoint: <your token endpoint>
userinfo_endpoint: <your userinfo endpoint>
userinfo-source: id-token | userinfo-endpoint
  id: <your application (client) id>
  secret: <your secret value from previous step>
resourceType: IdentityProvider
title: Azure AD
active: true
id: azure

You can find application (client) id on App Overview page

and your endpoints by clicking on Endpoints and visiting OpenID Connect metadata document

Log in to Aidbox

Go to your Aidbox base URL. You will be redirected to the log in page where you should now see Sign in with Azure AD button. Press this button and log in with Azure AD user. This user will be logged in to Aidbox Console but he won’t have any permissions. Read more in Access Control Section about permissions.

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