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SafeNet Trusted Access for Hootsuite


Configuring SafeNet Trusted Access for Hootsuite is a three-step process:

1.Hootsuite setup

2.SafeNet Trusted Access setup

3.Verify authentication

Hootsuite Setup

As a prerequisite, download the Identity Provider metadata from the SafeNet Trusted Access console by clicking the Download Metadata button. You will need to provide this metadata to the Hootsuite support team for configuring SAML authentication for your Hootsuite account

SafeNet Trusted Access Setup

After completing the first step of configuring SafeNet Trusted Access in Hootsuite, the second step is to activate the Hootsuite application in SafeNet Trusted Access by performing the following steps:

1.In the Applications pane, you will notice that the Hootsuite application that you added previously is currently in inactive state by default. To configure and activate this application, click the application (for example, Hootsuite) and proceed to the next step.

2.Click Save Configuration to save the details and activate the Hootsuite application in SafeNet Trusted Access.

Verify Authentication

Using STA Console

Navigate to the Hootsuite login URL (for example, Click on the Sign in here link, you will be redirected to the SafeNet Trusted Access sign-in page. Enter your primary directory login information, approve the two-factor authentication, and you should be redirected to the Hootsuite application after authentication.

Using STA User Portal

Navigate to the User Portal URL to log in to the STA User Portal dashboard. On the dashboard, you will see a list of applications to which you have access. Click on the Hootsuite application icon, you should be redirected to Hootsuite application after authentication.


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