Integrating Active Directory With Salesforce Using Identity Connect


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With Active Directory being the system of record for user identities at many organizations, keeping users in sync with Salesforce is a challenge. Salesforce Identity Connect allows you to sync users from Active Directory into Salesforce, authenticate users into Salesforce using Active Directory credentials, and provide seamless Single Sign-on using Integrated Windows Authentication (IWA). Join us to learn about this new product offering from Salesforce.

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Integrating Active Directory With Salesforce Using Identity Connect

  1. 1. Integrate Active Directory Using Salesforce Identity Connect Vikas Jain,, Director, Product Management @vikasjaintweet Jonathan Ungar,, Senior Systems Engineer
  2. 2. Safe harbor Safe harbor statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: This presentation may contain forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. If any such uncertainties materialize or if any of the assumptions proves incorrect, the results of, inc. could differ materially from the results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements we make. All statements other than statements of historical fact could be deemed forward-looking, including any projections of product or service availability, subscriber growth, earnings, revenues, or other financial items and any statements regarding strategies or plans of management for future operations, statements of belief, any statements concerning new, planned, or upgraded services or technology developments and customer contracts or use of our services. The risks and uncertainties referred to above include – but are not limited to – risks associated with developing and delivering new functionality for our service, new products and services, our new business model, our past operating losses, possible fluctuations in our operating results and rate of growth, interruptions or delays in our Web hosting, breach of our security measures, the outcome of any litigation, risks associated with completed and any possible mergers and acquisitions, the immature market in which we operate, our relatively limited operating history, our ability to expand, retain, and motivate our employees and manage our growth, new releases of our service and successful customer deployment, our limited history reselling products, and utilization and selling to larger enterprise customers. Further information on potential factors that could affect the financial results of, inc. is included in our annual report on Form 10-K for the most recent fiscal year and in our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the most recent fiscal quarter. These documents and others containing important disclosures are available on the SEC Filings section of the Investor Information section of our Web site. Any unreleased services or features referenced in this or other presentations, press releases or public statements are not currently available and may not be delivered on time or at all. Customers who purchase our services should make the purchase decisions based upon features that are currently available., inc. assumes no obligation and does not intend to update these forward-looking statements.
  3. 3. Problem – connecting Active Directory from the cloud On premise Active Directory 38 9 or 63 6 On Windows or Linux
  4. 4. Problem – connecting Active Directory from the cloud On premise Active Directory 38 9 or 63 6 On Windows or Linux
  5. 5. Solution: Introducing Salesforce Identity Connect On premise Active Directory Provisionin g AD authenticatio n Linux/Window On Windows or Linux s
  6. 6. Multi-org capable On premise Provisioning & AD authentication Active Directory Linux/Window s On Windows or Linux
  7. 7. User provisioning use cases
  8. 8. AD authentication use cases
  9. 9. AD authentication for native mobile app On premise authenticatio n Active Directory Linux/Window s On Windows or Linux 2 1 3 Built using Mobile SDK Salesforce1 app Any custom
  10. 10. l e s f o r c e I d e n ti t y C o n n e c t AD authentication for any app use case On premise SAML IdP SAML SP SAML or OpenID Connect Application Active Directory Pass-through Google Apps Concur Custom app Etc.
  11. 11. DEMO
  12. 12. DEMO Admin console walkthrough Add user in AD, and login as that user Login from mobile device Desktop SSO using IWA / Kerberos
  13. 13. Architecture User Interface Jetty Script Engine Policy Service Orient DB Scheduler Audit Logging OSGi container
  14. 14. a l e s f o r c e I d e n t i t y C o Deployment Architecture On premise Active Por t Directory 636 DM Z Provisionin g AD authenticatio n Linux/Window On Windows or Linux s
  15. 15. e D ir e c t o r y l e s f o r c e I S d a e l n e ti s t f y o C r o c n e n I e d c e t n ti HA deployment enterprise directory integration D a t a b a s e Configuration & audit logs
  16. 16. Reference Architecture
  17. 17. Salesforce IT Reference Architecture
  18. 18. Salesforce IT Reference Architecture • All users on IdP org (Aloha) mapped to their respective AD Domains • FederationID format = • FederationID used for NameID across all internal Salesforce Orgs - and most 3rd party cloud service providers • Custom attributes added as needed
  19. 19. Best Practices ▪ Security ▪ Replace SSL self-signed certificate ▪ Use SSL for AD connection ▪ Use Admin DN with read-only permissions ▪ Operational ▪ Backup database daily
  20. 20. Pricing & Packaging User Sales, Service, License Communities, etc. Add-on Platform Identity + Identity Connect $1/user/mon th
  21. 21. Big Picture of Salesforce Identity centralized access management, provisioning and reporting administrate automate social trust Bring your own Identity Active Directory Facebook Google Amazon Paypal secure single sign-on and social apps
  22. 22. Learn More ▪ How-To ▪ Youtube video (or search for Salesforce Identity Connect) ▪ Documentation ▪ Ask questions ▪ Join “Salesforce Identity” chatter group on ▪ Try out ▪ Contact your AE for a free trial of Identity Connect
  23. 23. Vikas Jain Jonathan Ungar Director, Product Management @vikasjaintweet Senior Systems Engineer
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