What We’ll Cover
- Adding an External Page
- Using Single Sign On (SSO) to Automatically Sign In
- Suggested Reading
With External Admin Pages, you can integrate any external page directly into the Web Office Admin navigation. Should you have your own custom set of admin pages, you can integrate them as well along with the ability to use our Single Sign On (SSO) system to automatically sign the admin user in.
Read more: 6.1. Managing External Pages
Added pages are loaded into the Web Office Navigation under External Pages. If you click on your custom page link, the page is i-framed into the admin. If your page fails to load you may need to adjust the Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS) settings on your site to allow it to be loaded.
In Web Office Admin, navigate to: External Pages > Manage External Pages.
Adding an External Page
You can add your external page with just a few simple steps.
Step-by-step guide: How to Add an External Page in Web Office Admin
Using Single Sign On (SSO) to Automatically Sign In
Using DirectScale’s SSO system, you can automatically login an admin user in to your external system.
Learn how it works: Inbound and Outbound Single Sign On (SSO)
Add the URL to your external page to include this special tag in the query string:
Now, when an admin user clicks the external pages navigation tab, the admin will load the URL, but will replace that tag with a short-lived (one-minute) token that your external site can use to log them in.