LaunchWorks support for SAML 2.0 Connected Aps in SFDC

Beginning September 2015, LaunchWorks now supports SAML 2.0 based connected apps through SalesForce for embedding reports, report parts, and dashboards in SFDC tabs.
Benefits of SSO via SAML 2.0

  • Open standard allows for switching of vendor without an impact to user experience
  • Support for Multiple Subject Type options for user value (Federated ID, User  ID, or a custom attribute)Using IdP initiated SAML assures passwords never cross firewall
  • Eliminates need for multiple account/credentials
  • One to many/Many to one:  Several SPs can connect with a single Idp for authentication, and inversely, on SP can connect with multiple source IdP’s 

Supported Encryption Standards for SAML 2.0

  • AES 128 and 256: Advanced Encryption Standard
  • Triple DESLaunchWorks support for SAML 2.0 Connected Apps in SFDC


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