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Allow SAML Authentication for Chef Infra Server

Some customers have security standards that require authentication to go through SAML or OIDP or something like that rather than granting direct access to their enterprise LDAP/AD schema. Providing a way to have enterprise SSO authentication for them outside of the use of LDAP would be appreciated.
  • Davin Taddeo
  • Feb 17 2022
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  • Guest commented
    7 Mar, 2022 04:00pm

    This used to be available via a proxy on an Automate 1 server ( We have been anxiously awaiting similar functionality to be ported to Automate 2 (or some other way to enable it) since Automate 1 was EOL'd end of 2019.

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