Configuring SSO in Confluence

This step-by-step guide aims to get you up and running with the Connector as fast as possible.

Step-by-Step Guide


Pre-requisite

Confluence must be able to access Salesforce.com directly.

  1. Go to  Cog Icon > General Configuration.
     
  2. In the sidebar, under Salesforce, choose Connections.
     
  3. Under Automatic Authentication, find click here to configure the automatic authentication (SSO) settings.
    This will allow Salesforce.com users to authenticate automatically into Confluence.

Configuration Options

On the Automatic SSO Authentication page, there are a number of options you can specify. Some of these are optional and some are required for the authentication to work.

Refer to the table below for details of these configurations:

Configuration

Description

Default Value

Enable automatic authentication from Salesforce.com

Only allow authentication requests which originates from the organization with this ID, to specify multiple values, simply add them in a comma separated list (eg. orgA,orgB,orgC), if this is empty, requests from all organizations is accepted

Enabled

Organization ID

Only allow authentication requests which originates from the organization with this ID, to specify multiple values, simply add them in a comma separated list (eg. orgA,orgB,orgC), if this is empty, requests from all organizations ia accepted

None

Allow automatic creation of new users

If an user attempts to access this system via this plugin and the user does not already exist in the system, create the user.

Enabled

Groups to assign to newly created users

If the "Allow automatic creation of new users" feature is enabled, the new user will be assigned to each group in the following list. Separate the groups with comma (eg. confluence-users , confluence-admin )

None

Allow automatic creation of new groups

Based on the "Groups to assign to newly created users" setting, if the group does not exist in the system yet, creates the group first.

Enabled

Username formatSpecify how a Confluence username should be mapped to the corresponding Salesforce username. Email (e.g., john.doe@mycompany.com) or without (e.g., john.doe).Email