Once Delegated Authentication is set up, we recommend that you test the connection and the metadata URL before users can access Nearmap applications.
You will not be logging on to Nearmap applications at any time during the testing.
Testing a connection
To test a connection,
- In the YOUR CONNECTIONS section, click the name of the connection you want to test. The Connection details dialogue is displayed.
- In the TEST CONNECTION section, click START TEST. A new tab or window will open on your IdP's login page . An example is shown below.
Login using your credentials to access Nearmap applications. If the test is successful, you will see the following:
If you don't see the login page or if you are unable to log in, you may see one of the following errors:
Sign In errors
Sign Up errors
Sign in errors
Cause: Authentication fails because the response from your IdP does not contain a valid email address in the expected format.
Resolution : Check that the user's email address is specified in the expected format.
Sign up errors
Cause: Authentication fails because the response from your IdP does not contain a valid first or last name. At a minimum, a valid first or last name is required
Resolution Response must contain the first name and last name, or at least one of those for sign up to be supported.