Use custom account types with your IdP

If your organization uses an identity provider (IdP) for account management, you must assign users to a specific Sigma account type in your IdP.

This document explains how to use and assign custom account types in your IdP.

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The procedures detailed in this document apply to Okta and Azure IdPs only.

Requirements

General Instructions

  1. Log in to Sigma and create a custom account type.
  2. Log in to your IdP.
  3. Create a new user type that matches your custom account type in Sigma. The identifier should be identical to its corresponding account type in Sigma.
    After saving, you should now be able to assign existing or new users to your account type.

Using Custom Account Types with Okta

  1. Log in to Sigma and create a custom account type.
  2. Log in to Okta and open your Sigma application.
  3. Open the Provisioning tab.
  4. Click the Go to Profile Editor button to open the Profile Editor page.
  5. Click the edit button for the User Type attribute.
  6. Under Attribute members, click Add Another.
  7. Enter a Display name and Value. These identifiers must match the name of the custom account type in Sigma.
  8. Click Save Attribute.
    You can now assign this user type to new and existing users via your applicationโ€™s Assignments tab.

Using Custom Account Types with Azure

  1. Log in to Sigma and create a custom account type.
  2. Log in to Azure and open your Sigma application.
    Azure Active Directory -> App Registrations -> All Applications -> Search for and select your application.
  3. Go to the App Roles page.
  4. Click Create app role to create a new app role.After the role is created, it should appear on the users / groups assignments page and can be assigned.