Configuring Talend Administration Center SSO with Azure Active Directory - 8.0

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Configuring Azure AD user

Azure Active Directory is a Platform-as-a-service (PaaS) application: it provides many services based on the Active Directory. To access SSO through Azure AD, you need to create a tenant user.

Before you begin

Make sure to have an Azure Active Directory subscription.


  1. Login on Azure through
  2. Create a tenant.
    1. Click Azure Active Directory.
    2. Click Manage tenants > Create.
    3. Select Azure Active Directory and click Next: Configuration.
    4. In the Configuration tab, fill in the fields for the tenant:
    5. Select Next: Review + Create. Click Create if the information is correct.
      The new tenant is created on Azure AD.
  3. Click Add a User > New User to create a user for the administrator directory.
    1. Select Create user and fill in the fields. Store the data: you will need it at a later step.
    2. Set the Global administrator role to the new user.
      The new user is created on Azure AD.
    3. Log out from the current user account on Azure. Log in again with the newly created tenant user.

What to do next

At next step, you will create an application proxy and configure SAML data on Azure AD for Talend Administration Center user.

Creating and configuring an application proxy


  1. Go to Application proxy > Download connnector service.
    Download AADApplicationProxyConnectorInstaller.exe and install the connector on a Windows Server. Use the information of the user created on Azure (in section Creating and configuring an application proxy) to complete the installation.
  2. Activate Azure AD Premium P2 license:
  3. Create an enterprise application:
    1. Click Configure an app tab:
    2. Create a new application:
    3. From All applications tab, click the newly created application.
      Then click Assign users and groups and assign a user to the application:
    4. From Overview, click Set up single sign on > SAML.
    5. Enter Entity ID and Reply URL.
      Store this data: you will need it at a later step.