JumpCloud Integration

Connecting JumpCloud as an IdP in Axis Security

Download the Axis SP certificate from http://axissecurity.auth0.com/pem

Step 1: Create a SAML App in the JumpCloud Console

  1. Log into the JumpCloud console and navigate to User Authentication > SSO.

  2. Click + to add a new application

  3. Click the Custom SAML App near the bottom of the screen

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  1. Provide the app with a name.

Use the following configuration:

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  1. Click Save.

  2. Download the JumpCloud IDP certificate.

Step 2: Add JumpCloud as an Identity Provider in Axis Security 

This section describes how to create a JumpCloud IdP in Axis Security. 

To add JumpCloud as an Identity Provider in Axis Security:

  1. Go to Settings-> Identity Providers-> New Identity Provider

The Identity Providers screen is displayed.

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  1. Select SAML
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3.  In the Identity Provider Name field, enter a name for your identity provider.

Service Provider Metadata

  1. Download the SP metadata file and the SP certificate file

  2. Copy the SP URL (ACS) and paste it into a text editor. 

  3. Copy the SP entity ID and paste it into a text editor.

SAML Integration

Select whether to set this IdP using a single sign-on URL and a certificate, or set this IdP using an ADFS metadata URL.

To set this IdP using a single sign-on URL and a certificate:

  1. In the Single Sign On URL field, paste the SSO URL that you obtained when you integrated SAML with JumpCloud in Step 1.
  2. Click Upload certificate and upload the certificate you obtained from JumpCloud.

To set this IdP using an ADFS metadata URL: 

  1. Paste an ADFS metadata URL. 
  2. Click Ok.

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Note

To commit your changes, navigate to the top-right menu, click Apply Changes, then select Commit Changes.

Step 3: Finish Configuration in the JumpCloud Console

  1. Edit the Axis Security application you created and scroll to the SSO Configuration
  2. Replace the https://www.axissecurity.com in the IdP Entity ID and SP Entity ID fields with the one you got from the Axis console in step 2 above.
  3. Replace the https://www.axissecurity.com in the ACS URL field with the one you got from the Axis console in step 1 above.
  4. Click the User Groups tab at the top.
  5. Select the users/groups to assign the Axis Security app to.
  6. Save changes.

Viewing certificate expiration information

The Identity Providers table includes a certificate expiry indication:
From 30 days prior to certificate expiry and until expiration, indicators alert the administrator as to the number of days until expiry or following it.

This allows the administrator to proactively take action and upload new certificates before they expire and prevent possible service downtimes.

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