Enable Outlook for use with Workfront and SAML 2.0

If you enable SAML 2.0 authentication and you want your users to be able to log in to Workfront from Microsoft Outlook using their SAML 2.0 credentials, you must enable SAML 2.0 to authenticate in Office add-ins.

NOTE
This is not available if your organization’s Workfront instance uses a custom SSO portal.>
See your network or IT administrator if you need more information.

Access requirements

You must have the following access to perform the steps in this article:

Adobe Workfront plan
Any
Adobe Workfront license
Plan
Access level configurations

You must be a Workfront administrator.

NOTE: If you still don't have access, ask your Workfront administrator if they set additional restrictions in your access level. For information on how a Workfront administrator can modify your access level, see Create or modify custom access levels.

Enable Outlook for use with Workfront and SAML 2.0

  1. Click Setup near the upper-right corner of Adobe Workfront on the Global Navigation Bar.

  2. Click System > Preferences.

  3. In the Security section, make sure that Allow SAML 2.0 authentication in Office 365 add-ins is enabled.

    This option enables embedding of Workfront in an Iframe only for Office 365 add-ins. This does not open a click-jacking breach as there is no clickable content involved.

    This option is enabled by default.

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    NOTE
    If you enable the option Allow embedding of Workfront in an iframe, the option Allow SAML 2.0 authentication in Office 365 add-ins is dimmed and enabled.
  4. Click Save.

    The changes that you saved here affect the experience of all the users in Workfront.

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