Using a cloud identity provider is a straightforward way to enable automated account management in Workplace.
To enable this configuration, the following is required:
To enable user account management via a cloud provider, you'll need to configure your cloud identity provider to synchronize user accounts to Workplace.
Using a cloud identity provider with Workplace involves these data flows:
This type of configuration for automatic provisioning does not currently support filtering. If you need to filter which accounts are created in Workplace from your identity provider, please follow the instructions in the Configure an Identity Provider for Workplace section.
Configuring Workplace to manage accounts with G Suite and Microsoft Azure AD automatically is easy to set up with the following steps:
Workplace offers integrations to manage users accounts with supported cloud identity providers. These providers have built integrations with the Account Management API to provision, update and deactivate user accounts on your behalf.
Follow the steps here as a system administrator to create a custom integration app to provision user accounts. These steps will provide you with the following values:
HTTP GETrequest to
graph.facebook.com/communitywith a valid app access token.
Note: The access token will only be presented just after the application was created. You can always generate a new access token by editing the app and click on the "Reset Token" button.
Configure your IdP using the values obtained above. Specific guides for supported IdPs can be found below.