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FAQ: How do we set up Single Sign-on for ArcGIS Online for our School

We are often asked for assistance on how to configure Single Sign-on for ArcGIS Online by Education institutions. 

The Esri Education Team has put together a great resource in the form of A Story Map Collection that steps us through this process.    

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Does Portal inherit AD configured membership groups and will users be added to these groups upon login to Portal with their Enterprise Login?

Portal for ArcGIS may be configured for Enterprise logins (eg SAML/Active Directory).   An organisation may require their Portal content to be managed based on Active Directory Group membership.  The below answers the question “Does Portal automatically create groups to match Active Directory Groups and will users automatically be added to these groups when first logging in to Portal using their Enterprise Logins?”

The answer is yes, we simply need to configure portal groups and bind them to  the active directory group using the below steps.

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How do I add Bing Maps to the Basemap collection in ArcGIS Pro?

Would you like to add Bing Maps as basemaps in ArcGIS Pro?  Here are the steps that will get you up and running!

To add Bing Maps as a basemap in ArcGIS Pro, you will need to do two things:

1 – Configure ArcGIS Online to access Bing Maps.
2 – Create the Bing Maps Basemaps and share with a group that is configured as the organisations default basemap group

Once these configurations are complete, users will be able to access the Bing Maps from the Basemap gallery in ArcGIS Pro.

Things to keep in mind, you will need to be logged in as an ArcGIS Online Organisation Admin to make the following changes on the Organisation settings page.

Steps to add Bing Maps to the Basemap collection in ArcGIS Pro

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