Cisco Spark Platform provide the platform with SAASPASS multi-factor authentication (MFA) and secure single sign-on (SSO) and integrate it with SAML without any time limitation and code. You have to just log into your Cisco Spark Platform services securely to your both desktop / laptop and mobile with SAASPASS Instant Login (Proximity, Scan Barcode, On-Device Login and Remote Login). Here no need to remember passwords for the same.
miniOrange provides secure access to Cisco Spark Platform for enterprises and full control over access of Cisco Spark Platform application. Single Sign On (SSO) into your Cisco Spark Platform Account with one set of login credentials.
miniOrange supports both IdP (Identity Provider) and SP (Service Provider) initiated Single Sign On (SSO)
IdP Initiated Single Sign On (SSO)
In IdP Initiated Login, SAML request is initiated from miniOrange IdP.
Enduser first authenticates through miniOrange Idp by login into miniOrange Self Service Console.
The Enduser will be redirected to their Cisco Spark Platform account by clicking the Cisco Spark Platform icon on the Enduser Dashboard - there is no need to log in again.
SP Initiated Single Sign On (SSO)
In SP Initiated Login, SAML request is initiated by Cisco Spark Platform.
An Enduser tries to access their Gmail Account by going to domain gmail.com
They will be redirected to miniOrange Self Service Console.
Here they can enter the miniOrange login credentials and login to their Gmail Account.
Follow the Step-by-Step Guide given below for Cisco Spark Platform Single Sign On (SSO).
Step 1: Configure Cisco Spark setting for miniOrange
Login to the Cisco Webex Control Hub at as an administrator.
Click on Settings >> Authentication >> Modify.
Select option Integrate a 3rd-party provider. (Advanced) and click on Next.
Click on Download Metadata File and open it in text editor formate.
Copy the value of entityID (It will like this: https://idbroker.webex.com/1aa2b3c…). You will find this value in downloaded metadata file.
Step 2: Configure miniOrange setting for Cisco Spark Platform
Go to Apps >> Manage Apps. Click on Configure Apps button.
Click on SAML tab. Select Custom App and put name as Cisco Spark.
Enter the SP Entity ID which you save it in Step 1.
Enter the value of ACS URL as https://SITENAME.webex.com
Note: Replace SITENAME in the URL below with the name of your Webex site.
Select the Email ID from the Name ID dropdown.
Go to the Add Policy and select DEFAULT from the Group Name dropdown
Now enter the Cisco Spark in the "Policy Name field.
Select PASSWORD from the First Factor Type dropdown.
Click on Save to configure Cisco Spark Platform.
Click on Metadata link to download the metadata which will be required later. Click on Link to see the IDP initiated SSO link for Cisco Spark
Click on Download Metadata link to download the certificate which will be required later.
Login to Cisco Webex Control Hub at https://admin.webex.com as an administrator and configure Cisco Spark with IDP settings. You can configure IDP details from above screenshot or directly upload the downloaded metadata file.
Step 3: Onboard users into our system
Click on Users >> Add User.
Here, fill the user details without the password and then click on the Create User button.
Click on On Boarding Status tab. Check the email, with the registered e-mail id and select action Send Activation Mail with Password Reset Link from Select Action dropdown list and then click on Apply button.
Now, Open your email id. Open the mail you get from miniOrange and then click on the link to set your account password.
On the next screen, enter the password and confirm password and then click on the Reset Password button.
Now, you can log in into miniOrange account by entering your credentials.