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Configuring Entra ID to authenticate to Digital Theatre+

This article explains the steps required to configure Entra ID (Azure AD) to allow your users to sign into Digital Theatre+ using SAML 2 for Single Sign On


This set-up guide assumes that you already have the metadata.xml file from Digital Theatre+. 

If you don't already have this open a new request via https://sso.digitaltheatreplus.com

Step 1: Set up Entra ID  

  • Sign in to the Azure portal using your administrator account.

  • On the left navigation panel, select Microsoft Entra ID

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  • Navigate to Enterprise applications. Then go to All applications.

Enterprise Applications

  • Click New application


  • Click Create your own application


  • Enter the name Digital Theatre
  • Select Integrate any other application you don't find in the gallery
  • Click Create

Create Application

  • Click Single sign-on

Single Sign On

  • Click SAML


  • Locate the metadata.xml file provided by our team
  • Click Upload metadata file


  • Upload the metadata.xml file
  • Click Save

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  • Check the User Attributes & Claims mappings include username, email, first name, last name.

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Step 2: Digital Theatre+ implement your metadata in their Service Provider

  • You will receive an email from our support desk when this has been completed

Step 3: Assign users and groups who are permitted access

  • Click Users and Groups

Users and Groups

  • Add users and groups who are permitted access to Digital Theatre+ using your Entra ID.  Anyone you don't add will not be able to sign in via your Entra ID.

We recommend that the administrator adds themselves in order to complete Step 4 below.

Step 4: Test single sign-on with Digital Theatre+

  • Click Single sign-on
  • Click Test


  • Click Sign in as current user

Test as current user

In the event of an error occurring, generally:

  • If the error appears on the Microsoft.com domain, it means your configuration is incorrect.
  • If the error appears on the digitaltheatreplus.com domain, it means our configuration is incorrect.

If you require further assistance, please submit a support request.