Setup Okat as Identity Provider

Setup Okta as Identity Provider

Follow the steps below to configure Okta as an Identity Provider

Step 1: Configuring Okta as IdP

  • Log into Okta Admin Console.
  • Click on Add Applications.


Add Applications - Okta SSO

  • Click on Create New App.
  • Click on the SAML 2.0.

SAML 2.0 - Okta SSO

  • In General Settings, enter App Name and click on Next.
  • In SAML Settings, enter the following:

General Settings - Okta SSO


Single Sign On URL Enter ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL from the Identity Provider tab of the module.
Audience URI (SP Entity ID) Enter SP Entity ID / Issuer from the Identity Provider tab of the module.
Default Relay State Enter Relay State from the Identity Provider tab of the module.
Name ID Format Select E-Mail Address as a Name Id from dropdown list.
Application Username Okta username.
  • Configure Attribute Statements and Group Attribute Statement (Optional).

SAML Settings - Okta SSO

Step 2: Assigning Groups/People

  • After creating and configuring the app go to the Assignment Tab in Okta.
  • Here we select the peoples and groups you want to give access to log in through this app. Assign this to the people/group you would to give access to.

User assignment - Okta SSO

  • After assigning the people/groups to your app, go to Sign On tab.
  • Click on View Setup Instructions to get the SAML Login URL (Single Sign on URL), Single Logout URL, IDP Entity ID and X.509 Certificate. You will need this to configure the Service Provider.