Learn how to integrate Datadog with idemeum passwordless application management platform.

Capabilities overview

Datadog is an observability service for cloud-scale applications, providing monitoring of servers, databases, tools, and services, through a SaaS-based data analytics platform.

Datadog pricing page

Supported capability Pro plan Details
Passwordless SSO Pro plan Medium SSO tax
Automated provisioning Pro plan API (create, remove, update accounts)

Prerequisites

In order to integrate idemeum with Datadog you will first need to obtain SAML metadata parameters for your idemeum tenant.

Specifically you will need:

  • Identity Provider Metadata file for idemeum

Instructions for how to obtain SAML metadata file for your tenant are below.

How to obtain SAML metadata for idemeum
SAML metadata is the data that describes the information needed to communicate between your SaaS application and idemeum in order to enable Single Sign-On. Based on SAML terminology SaaS application is called Service Provider (SP) and idemeum will be Identity Provider (IDP). Typically you will be a…

Passwordless Single Sign-On (SAML)

Configure SSO in Datadog

  • Navigate to Organization Settings - Login methods
  • For SAML click Configure
Now you will be uploading metadata file that you obtained in the prerequisites section
  • Choose the file that you downloaded from idemeum
  • Click Upload and Enable
  • Make sure you check the box for Identity Provider (IDP) initiated login
  • Click Save changes
  • Now return to SAML configuration and download Datadog SAML metadata file as you will need it for idemeum configuration
  • Click Cancel

Configure SSO in idemeum

  • Navigate to your idemeum admin portal at https://[your domain].idemeum.com/adminportal
  • Click Applications in the left menu
  • Search for Datadog application and click Add App
  • Click SAML at the top navigation menu
Now you will be using Datadog SAML metadata file that you obtained in the previous section
  • Upload Datadog metadata file
  • Click Load config
  • Click Save

Automated provisioning

  • To configure provisioning for Datadog you will need to obtain API key and API application key for Datadog
  • Navigate to Organization Settings -> API Keys
  • Generate new API key or use existing one as you will need it for idemeum configuration
  • Navigate to Organization Settings -> API Application Keys
  • Generate new Application key as you will need it for idemeum configuration
  • Navigate to idemeum admin portal and access Datadog application
  • Click Provisioning
  • Enter API Key, API Application Key and choose the Role for newly provisioned users
  • Click Save

Application entitlements

Before users can access applications you need to make sure you entitle applications to them. In idemeum admin portal navigate to Entitlements section to assign applications to your employees.


SAML SSO login flows

Datadog supports both:

  • IDP Initiated Flow
  • SP Initiated Flow

IDP Initiated flow

With this flow users first navigate to idemeum user catalog and then click on Datadog icon to launch application.

SP Initiated flow

With this flow users can directly go to Datadog and login with passwordless SSO.

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