How can I configure AuthAnvil 2FA with SSO?

AuthAnvil Single Sign On Configuration

  1. Log into the AuthAnvil Manager and navigate to the Single Sign On tab.
  2. Click the Applications panel and click Two Factor Auth.
  3. Configure the application settings as follows:
      • Enabled: Checked
      • Display Name: Two Factor Auth
      • Reply To URL: http(s)://2FAServer/AuthAnvil/Manager/logon.aspx
      • Audience URI: urn:authanvil:sso:admin
      • Protocol: IdP-Init
      • Token Lifetime: 480 Minutes


  4. If you do not already have the AuthAnvil SSO certificate available, download the SSO Certificate by clicking Download Certificate in the Certificate Authority section. We will need this file for a later step.
  5. Click Save Changes.
  6. Add the AuthAnvil Two Factor Auth Manager application to the appropriate roles by clicking on a role, expanding the Accessible Applications tab and dragging the Two Factor Auth app from the right-hand side to the left-hand side.

AuthAnvil Two Factor Auth Manager Single Sign On Configuration

  1. If you are not still logged in from previous steps, log into your AuthAnvil Two Factor Auth Manager.
  2. Click the Settings tab, then the Single Sign On Settings panel.
  3. Check the Enable Single Sign On box to enable SSO.
  4. Click “Select New Certificate” and upload the certificate taken from Step #4 in the SSO application configuration above. This certificate must be an exact match to the current SSO certificate.

  5. Click Save Changes at the bottom of the page

Verifying Functionality

Once the installation is complete, you should test that everything is working as expected.

  1. Log out of all existing AuthAnvil Two Factor Auth Manager sessions before logging in.
  2. Log into the SSO Portal at http(s)://2FAServer/SSO with a user that is enabled for SSO and is a member of a role that has access to the Two Factor Auth application.
  3. After logging in to SSO, click on the Two Factor Auth tile to log in.

  4. If the SSO login succeeds, you will be left at the AuthAnvil Two Factor Auth Manager dashboard. If the login fails, double-check your configuration against this guide.



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