Using Fortanix Data Security Manager with Ping Identity


This article describes how to integrate Ping One with Fortanix Data Security Manager (DSM) using SAML configuration.


  • Fortanix DSM
  • Ping Identity installed and pre-configured on the user’s system

Configuration on Ping Identity

  1. Log in to the Ping Identity admin page. ( Picture1.png
    Figure 1: Ping Identity Admin Page
  2. To create a new SAML application:
    1. Go to the APPLICATIONS tab.
    2. Click subtab My Applications.
    3. Click the subtab SAML for configuring
    4. Now click the Add Application dropdown, and then select New SAML Application Picture9.png
      Figure 2: Create New SAML Application
  3. In the Application details, enter the Application Name, Application Description, Category and update the Graphics icon as per your organization. Picture10.png
    Figure 3: Enter Application Details
  4. Click Continue to Next Step to go to the Application Configuration and update the following information as shown in the figure below:

     Update the following information in the Ping Identity application:

    1. Assertion Consumer Service (ACS): https://<FORTANIX_DSM_URL>/saml
    2. Entity ID: https://<FORTANIX_DSM_URL>/saml/metadata.xml
    3. Application URL: https:/<FORTANIX_DSM_URL>
    Figure 4: Configure Ping Identity Application
  5. Click Continue to Next Step for configuring SSO Attribute Mapping.
  6. If you do not have any SSO Attribute Mapping, then click Continue to Next Step to configure Group Access.
    Figure 5: SSO Attribute Mapping
  7. Add the Group access for Domain Administrators and Users in the Directory. Picture15.png
    Figure 6: Adding Group Access Picture16.png
    Figure 7: Adding Group Access
  8. Review the setup and download the SAML Metadata, and then click Finish.
    Figure 8: Download SAML Metadata
  9. Once done you will be able to find the application in the Ping Identity menu. Picture19.png
    Figure 9: Application Added Successfully

Configuration on Fortanix Data Security Manager

  1. Log in to the Fortanix DSM portal (https://<FORTANIX_DSM_URL>/).
  2. In the Fortanix DSM left panel click the Settings tab, and then in the Authentication tab, select Single Sign On. Picture5.png
    Figure 10: Select Single Sign On
  3. Add the SAML integration, and upload the SAML file downloaded from the Ping identity. Picture20.png
    Figure 11: Add SAML Integration
  4. Customize the SSO, by adding a name and URL for the logo image. Picture21.png
    Figure 12: Customize SSO
  5. Once you have the Ping Identity SSO integrated successfully you will be able to see it as shown in the following screenshot. Picture8.png
    Figure 13: Ping Identity Integrated in Fortanix DSM
  6. Now, log out from Fortanix DSM and sign in using SSO. Picture6.png
    Figure 14: Sign in using SSO
    Please ensure that the users who will log into Fortanix DSM are part of the Users list in ping Identity. A user can log in using Ping Identity SSO in Fortanix DSM only if the user's name is mentioned in the Ping Identity user domain.
    Figure 15: Users added to Ping Identity


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