To configure the identity bridging feature, you must upload the identity provider's SAML certificate metadata XML file to Unified Access Gateway.
SAML metadata XML file saved to a computer you can access.
If using VMware Identity Manager as the identity provider, download and save the SAML metadata file from the VMware Identity Manager admin console, Catalog > Settings SAML Metadata > Identity Provider (IdP) metadata link.
- In the admin UI Configure Manually section, click Select.
- In the Upload Identity Provider Metadata gearbox icon. section, select the
- Enter the entity ID for the identity provider in the Entity ID text box.
If you do not enter a value in the Entity ID text box, the identity provider name in the metadata file is parsed and used as the entity ID of the identity provider.
- In the IDP Metadata section, click Select and browse to the metadata file you saved. Click Open.
- Click Save.
What to do next
For KDC authentication, configure the realm settings and the keytab settings.
For header-based authentication, when you configure the identity bridging feature, complete the User Header Name option with the name of the HTTP header that includes the user ID.