AWS AppStream Single Sign-On SSO
miniOrange provides secure access to AWS AppStream for enterprises and full control over access of AWS applications. Single Sign On (SSO) into your AWS AppStream account with one set of login credentials.
miniOrange and AWS AppStream Single Sign-On (SSO) integration supports the following features:
- SP Initiated Single Sign-On (SSO)
- IdP Initiated Single Sign-On (SSO)
Connect with External Source of Users
miniOrange provides user authentication from various external sources, which can be Directories (like ADFS, Microsoft Active Directory, Azure AD, OpenLDAP, Google, AWS Cognito etc), Identity Providers (like Shibboleth, Ping, Okta, OneLogin, KeyCloak), Databases (like MySQL, Maria DB, PostgreSQL) and many more.
Follow the Step-by-Step Guide given below for AWS AppStream Single Sign-On (SSO)
1. Configure AWS AppStream in miniOrange
- Login into miniOrange Admin Console.
- Go to Apps and click on Add Application button.
- In Choose Application Type click on SAML/WS-FED application type.
- Search for AWS AppStream in the list, if you don't find AWS AppStream in the list then, search for custom and you can set up your application via Custom SAML App.
- Get the SP Entity ID or Issuer from the metadata (https://signin.aws.amazon.com/static/saml-metadata.xml). You will find the value in the first line against entityID. It is set to urn:amazon:webservices but may vary for non-US regions.
- Make sure the ACS URL is: https://signin.aws.amazon.com/saml . This might vary for non-US regions in which case you would find it in metadata ( https://signin.aws.amazon.com/static/saml-metadata.xml) as Location attribute of AssertionConsumerService.
- Click on Show Advanced Settings. Against Relay State select Custom Attribute Value & enter
- Enable Override RelayState.
- You can set another value for relay state depending on where you want to redirect the user after SSO.
- Go to the Add Policy and select DEFAULT from the Group Name dropdown.
- Now enter the AWS AppStream in the Policy Name field.
- Select PASSWORD from the First Factor Type dropdown.
- Click on Save button to configure AWS AppStream.
- Once the App is added, click on the Metadata link, download metadata file and keep with you which you will require later.
- Keep SAML Login URL , SAML Logout URL and click on the Download Certificate button which you will required for further.
2. Configure SSO in AWS AppStream Admin Account
- Login to your Amazon Web Services (AWS) Console as an admin.
- Click on Services Tab. Under Security, Identity, & Compliances, click on IAM (Identity and Access Management).
- From the left-hand side list, click on Identity Providers and then click on Create Provider button in the right section.
3. Configure Provider in AWS AppStream
- In the Configure Provider, select SAML as Provider type from the drop-down list.
- Enter any Provider Name (e.g miniOrange).
- Click on Choose File button and choose a metadata file that you have already downloaded in Step 1, then click on Next Step.
- In the next screen, you will be shown your entered provider information. Verify it and click on the Create button. The SAML Provider is created and it should be listed in the Provider table.
- Now click on Roles from the left-hand side list and then click on Create role button.
- In the Create Role section, click on SAML 2.0 federation tab.
- Under Choose SAML 2.0 Provider, select the SAML Provider that you have created previously i.e miniOrange.
- After that, choose Allow programmatic access only radio option.
- Select SAML:aud option from the Attribute drop-down list.
- Enter the value as https://signin.aws.amazon.com/saml.
- Then, click on Next: Permissions button.
- Check the Policy Name AmazonEC2ReadOnlyAccess and click on Next: Tags button.
- Then, skip Step Add Tags (Optional) by clicking on Next:Preview button.
- In the next step, enter Role name and click on Create Role button.
- Click on your created role name.
- In the Summary section, click on the Trusted relationship tab and copy Role ARN and Trusted Entities value.
- Keep the values with you in comma separated format. For example- [arn:aws:iam::656620318436:role/SSORole,arn:aws:iam::656620318436:saml-provider/miniOrange]
4. Add attributes for AWS AppStream
- Login to the miniOrange Admin Console.
- Then, Navigate to Apps >> Manage Apps.
- Configure the application that you have added.
- Scroll down to the Attributes section, enter the value https://aws.amazon.com/SAML/Attributes/RoleSessionName in the Attribute Name field and select E-Mail Address from the Attribute Value list.
- Click on the '+' icon besides Add Attributes to add another set of attributes and enter the value https://aws.amazon.com/SAML/Attributes/Role in the Attribute Name field, select Custom Attribute Value from the Attribute Value list and in the Custom Attribute Value, enter comma separated value that created in step 3 e.g. [arn:aws:iam::656620318436:role/SSORole,arn:aws:iam::656620318436:saml-provider/miniOrange].
- If you have configured more than one role, you can enter additional attributes for them.
5. Test SSO Configuration
Test SSO login to your AWS AppStream account with miniOrange IdP:
6. Configure Your User Directory (Optional)
miniOrange provides user authentication from various external sources, which can be Directories (like ADFS, Microsoft Active Directory, Azure AD, OpenLDAP, Google, AWS Cognito etc), Identity Providers (like Okta, Shibboleth, Ping, OneLogin, KeyCloak), Databases (like MySQL, Maria DB, PostgreSQL) and many more. You can configure your existing directory/user store or add users in miniOrange.
- Click on External Directories >> Add Directory in the left menu of the dashboard.
- Select Directory type as AD/LDAP.
Enter LDAP Display Name and LDAP Identifier name.
Select Directory Type as Active Directory.
Enter the LDAP Server URL or IP Address against LDAP Server URL field.
Click on Test Connection button to verify if you have made a successful connection with your LDAP server.
- STORE LDAP CONFIGURATION IN MINIORANGE: Choose this option if you want to keep your configuration in miniOrange. If active directory is behind a firewall, you will need to open the firewall to allow incoming requests to your AD.
- STORE LDAP CONFIGURATION ON PREMISE: Choose this option if you want to keep your configuration in your premise and only allow access to AD inside premises. You will have to download and install miniOrange gateway in your premise.
In Active Directory, go to the properties of user containers/OU's and search for Distinguished Name attribute.
Enter the valid Bind account Password.
Click on Test Bind Account Credentials button to verify your LDAP Bind credentials for LDAP connection.
Search Base is the location in the directory where the search for a user begins. You will get this from the same place you got your Distinguished name.
Select a suitable Search filter from the drop down menu. To use custom Search Filter select "Write your Custom Filter" option and customize it accordingly.
You can also configure following options while setting up AD. Enable Activate LDAP in order to authenticate users from AD/LDAP. Click on the Save button to add user store.
Here's the list of the attributes and what it does when we enable it. You can enable/disable accordingly.
||All user authentications will be done with LDAP credentials if you Activate it
|Sync users in miniOrange
||Users will be created in miniOrange after authentication with LDAP
||If LDAP credentials fail then user will be authenticated through miniOrange
|Allow users to change password
||This allows your users to change their password. It updates the new credentials in your LDAP server
|Enable administrator login
||On enabling this, your miniOrange Administrator login authenticates using your LDAP server
|Show IdP to users
||If you enable this option, this IdP will be visible to users
|Send Configured Attributes
||If you enable this option, then only the attributes configured below will be sent in attributes at the time of login
Click on Save. After this, it will show you the list of User stores. Click on Test Connection to check whether you have enter valid details. For that, it will ask for username and password.
On Successful connection with LDAP Server, a success message is shown.
Click on Test Attribute Mapping.
Enter a valid Username. Then, click on Test. Mapped Attributes corresponding to the user are fetched.
After successful Attribute Mapping Configuration, go back to the ldap configuration and enable Activate LDAP in order to authenticate users from AD/LDAP.
Refer our guide to setup LDAPS on windows server.
User Import and Provisioning from AD
- Go to Settings >> Product Settings in the Customer Admin Account.
- Enable the "Enable User Auto Registration" option and click Save.
- (Optional) To send a welcome email to all the end users that will be imported, enable the "Enable sending Welcome Emails after user registration" option and click Save.
- From the Left-Side menu of the dashboard select Provisioning.
- In Setup Provisioning tab select Active Directory in the Select Application Drop Down.
- Toggle the Import Users tab, click on Save button.
- On the same section, switch to Import Users section.
- Select Active Directory from the dropdown and click on the Import Users tab, to import all the users from Active Directory to miniOrange.
- You can view all the Users you have imports by selecting Users >> User List from Left Panel.
- All the imported users will be auto registered.
- These groups will be helpful in adding multiple 2FA policies on the applications.
miniOrange integrates with various external user sources such as directories, identity providers, and etc.
7. Adaptive Authentication with AWS AppStream
A. Restricting access to AWS AppStream with IP Blocking
B. Adaptive Authentication with Limiting number of devices.
Using Adaptive Authentication you can also restrict the number of devices the end user can access the Services on. You can allow end users to access services on a fixed no. of devices. The end users will be able to access services provided by us on this fixed no. of devices.
You can configure Adaptive Authentication with Device Restriction in following way
- Login to Self Service Console >> Adaptive Authentication.
- Add a Policy Name for your Adaptive Authentication Policy.
- Select your Action for behaviour Change and Challenge Type for user from the Action for behaviour Change Section.
- Scroll down to Device Configuration section and enable Allow User to Register Device option to allow users to register their devices.
- Enter the Number of Devices which are allowed to register in field next to Number of Device Registrations Allowed
- Choose Action if number of devices exceeded (This will override your setting for Action for Behaviour Change.)
Enable option Send email alerts to Users if number of Device registrations exceeded allowed count if you want to alert the user about no of devices exceeding the limit. Save the configuration.
- Challenge: The user needs to verify himself using any of the three methods mentioned in table in step 7.1
- Deny : Deny users access to the system
C. Add Adaptive Authentication policy to AWS AppStream.
- Login to Self Service Console >> Policies.
- Click on Edit option for predefined app policy.
- Set your application name in the Application and select password as Login Method.
- Enable Adaptive Authentication on Policy page and select the required restriction method as an option.
- From Select Login Policy dropdown select the policy we created in last step and click on save.
D.Notification and Alert Message.
How to add a trusted Device
- When End-user log in to the self service console after the policy for device restriction is on, he is provided the option to add the current device as a trusted device.