Single Sign-on (SSO) is a one-step user authentication process. If you are the admin of an Enterprise account, you can allow your sub accounts to access IDrive by signing in to a central identity provider.
With single sign-on (SSO), you can put the identity provider you already trust in charge of authentication, and your sub accounts can access IDrive without another password to manage.
If you have subscribed to the IDrive Enterprise plan as an admin, you can enable your sub-accounts to access IDrive by signing in to a central identity provider. To set up SSO with IDrive, you need to first configure your identity provider and then configure SSO in IDrive.
Yes, you can configure your own identity provider for SSO along with a set of parameters as described below:
IDrive uses SAML2 with the HTTP Redirect binding for IDrive to IdP and expects the HTTP Post binding for IdP to IDrive
While configuring with SAML, use the two following URLs and save the changes.
- Single sign on URL - https://www.idrive.com/sso/process
- Audience URL (SP Entity ID) - https://www.idrive.com/sso/metadata
Your identity provider may ask if you want to sign the SAML assertion, the SAML response, or both
If I disable SSO, can my sub-account users still access IDrive?
In case an admin disables single sign-on for a user, the admin will need to set a new password for that sub-account user. Once done, the sub-account user must log in to the IDrive account with their username and new password, on all the relevant devices to continue with the backups.
All computers and mobile devices that are currently linked to IDrive accounts will continue to work as normal. However, if users need to relink a device or link a new one, they'll need the latest versions* of the desktop application and mobile app in order for single sign-on to work. If they haven't signed in to your identity provider, they'll be automatically redirected to do.
*Note: SSO is supported for IDrive Windows application version 18.104.22.168 and higher / Mac application version 22.214.171.124 and higher / iOS app version 4.1.4 and higher / Android app version 4.1.15 and higher.