Step by Step – Infomentor MFA and SSO with PhenixID Authentication Services


This document will guide you through the steps to configure PhenixID Authentication Services to deliver multi-factor authentication and Single Sign-on (SSO) to Infomentor (

System Requirements

  • PhenixID Authentication Services 2.7 or higher
  • PhenixID Authentication Services configured with a SAML Identity Provider connected to Skolfederation. Follow this step-by-step to add PhenixID Authentication Services to Skolfederation.


Configure Execution flow for Infomentor

  • Login to Configuration Manager
  • Click Scenarios, Federation.
  • Select your previously configured IdP for Skolfederationen.
  • Click Execution Flow
  • Prepare SAML<->User Store attribute mapping for Infomentor using this guide. The SAML attributes to be sent to Infomentor:
    • urn:oid:
    • norEduPersonNIN
  • Expand the last execution flow and look for an existing AssertionProvider
  • Expand the AssertionProvider
  • Copy the Target Entity ID Value
  • Add new valve to the last execution flow (where the SAML Assertion is produced)
    • Type=AssertionProvider
    • Set Target Entity ID to the previously copied value
    • Set NameID attribute = eduPersonPrincipalName
    • Set Additional attributes = urn:oid:,norEduPersonNIN
    • Add a Miscellanous values:
      nameIdFormat = urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:nameid-format:persistent
      excludeSubjectNotBefore : true
  • On the Advanced tab of the valve you should limit the AssertionProvider to only be executed when authentication to Infomentor is requested. Add this to Execute if expression:'issuer').equals('<municipalityName>')
  • You must get the correct idp=”name” from Infomentor
  • Save. Make sure the new AssertionProvider added is placed last in the Execution flow list.


  • Open a browser and open the Infomentor authentication trigger URL<municipalityName>
    (request the URL from the Infomentor administrator).
  • Your browser should be redirected to the PhenixID IdP
  • Authenticate
  • Verify that you are redirected to the Infomentor application after login with a valid SAML Assertion. Please consult PhenixID for additional debugging if needed.

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