SAML Authentication page
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- Install Unified Manager on VMware vSphere systems
- Install Unified Manager on Linux systems
- Install Unified Manager on Windows systems
Perform configuration and administrative tasks
- Configuring Active IQ Unified Manager
- Using the maintenance console
Monitor and manage storage
- Monitoring and managing clusters from the dashboard
- Provisioning and managing workloads
- Managing and monitoring MetroCluster configurations
Manage events and alerts
- Managing events
Monitor and manage cluster performance
- Navigating performance workflows in the Unified Manager GUI
- Monitoring cluster performance from the Performance Cluster Landing page
- Monitoring performance using the Performance Inventory pages
- Monitoring performance using the Performance Explorer pages
- Collecting data and monitoring workload performance
- Analyzing performance events
Monitor and manage cluster health
Common Unified Manager health workflows and tasks
- Monitoring and troubleshooting data availability
- Managing backup and restore operations
- Common Unified Manager health workflows and tasks
Protect and restore data
- Creating and troubleshooting protection relationships
Generate custom reports
- Sample custom reports
You can use the SAML Authentication page to configure Unified Manager to authenticate remote users using SAML though a secure identity provider (IdP) before they can to log in to the Unified Manager web UI.
You must have the Application Administrator role to create or modify the SAML configuration.
You must have configured remote authentication.
You must have configured at least one remote user or remote group.
After remote authentication and remote users have been configured, you can select the Enable SAML authentication checkbox to enable authentication using a secure identity provider.
The URI to access the IdP from the Unified Manager server. Example URIs are listed below.
ADFS example URI:
Shibboleth example URI:
The IdP metadata in XML format.
If the IdP URL is accessible from the Unified Manager server, you can click the Fetch IdP Metadata button to populate this field.
Host System (FQDN)
The FQDN of the Unified Manager host system as defined during installation. You can change this value if necessary.
The URI to access the Unified Manager host system from the IdP.
The host system metadata in XML format.