Configuring SSO Settings

Veeam Backup for AWS supports single sign-on (SSO) authentication based on the SAML 2.0 protocol. SSO authentication scheme allows a user to log in to different software systems with the same credentials using the identity provider service.

To configure SSO settings for Veeam Backup for AWS, complete the following steps:

  1. Switch to the Configuration page.
  1. Navigate to Settings > Identity Provider.
  1. In the Identity Provider Configuration section, import identity provider settings from a file obtained from your identity provider:
  1. Click Upload Metadata.
  2. In the Upload Identity Provider Configuration window, click Browse to locate the file with identity provider settings.
  3. Click Upload to import the metadata.
  1. To finish SSO settings configuration, you must pass the service provider authentication settings to the identity provider. To obtain the settings, in the Veeam Backup for AWS Configuration section, click Download. Veeam Backup for AWS will download a metadata file with the service provider authentication settings to your local machine. Alternatively, you can copy the service provider settings manually:
  1. Click Copy Link to the right of SP Entity ID / Issuer.
  2. Click Copy Link to the right of Assertion Consumer URL.

Tip

If you want to sign and encrypt authentication requests sent from Veeam Backup for AWS to the identity provider, you must select a certificate with a private key that will be used for encryption and signing:

  1. In the Veeam Backup for AWS Configuration section, click Select to the right of Certificate.
  2. In the Upload Veeam Backup certificate window, click Browse to locate the certificate file. In the Password field, specify a password used to open the file.
  3. Click Upload.

After you configure SSO settings, you can add user accounts that will be able to log in to Veeam Backup for AWS using single sign-on. For more information, see Adding User Accounts.

Configuring SSO Settings 

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