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How to set up Azure AD (Active Directory) for Single Sign On to Digital Theatre+ using SAML 2

This article explains the steps required to configure 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, please get in touch with our support team via support@digitaltheatreplus.com to request it.

Step 1: Set up Azure AD (Active Directory) 

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

  • On the left navigation panel, select Azure Active Directory.

Azure Portal

  • 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+ configures their application to support your Azure AD

  • 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 Azure AD

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 technical support request.