The active signing certificate in PingFederate must be saved in Azure to secure the SSO communications between PingFederate and Office 365. SSO transactions cannot take place without the correct certificate added to Azure. Use the following procedure to add the signing certificate previously exported in Obtain PingFederate signing certificate to Azure.

  1. Open the exported certificate using a text editor.
  2. Copy the certificate text to the clipboard without header, footer, whitespace or carriage returns.
  3. Execute the Powershell commands below in the command prompt window used in Configure federation settings.
    PS> Set-MsolDomainFederationSettings -DomainName “$domainName” -SigningCertificate “$cert”