Integrating SSO / SAML with Okta

Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication process that allows a user to access multiple applications with one set of login credentials. The access management is usually handled by the company administrators. Cloudnosys supports SAML based single sign-on which can be set up with many popular Identity Providers. Here are the steps to set up SSO with Okta.

  1. Go to settings > integration > SAML
  2. Copy SSO provider URL from our platform
  3. Now go to your Okta organization dashboard and add a new Application
  4. Create a new App and select “Web” as your platform & “SAML 2.0” as your Sign-on Method
  1. Add an app name of your choosing we prefer “Cloudnosys”
  2. Paste SSO URL that you copied from Cloudnosys in Single sign-on URL field
  3. Check “Allow this app to request other SSO URLs”
  4. Paste the following URL “https://console.cloudnosys.com/__/auth/handler” in the field “Requestable SSO URLs”
  1. Add “cloudnosys” in “Audience URI (SP Entity ID)” & “Default Relaystate” field. 
  2. Select “Email Address” in “Name ID format” & “Application username” dropdown and click Next.
  3. Select “I’m an Okta customer adding an internal app” and check “This is an internal app that we have created” and click Finish
  4. Click on “View Setup Instructions” to view SAML configuration.
  5. Add the configuration fields into Cloudnosys from Okta and click on “Save” in Cloudnosys.
  6. Once configured, now you need to add the app to a user on Okta. To do this goto Assignments tab, click on “Assign > Assign to People”. 
  7. Select the user to whom you want to assign Cloudnosys app. 
  8. Add the same email address that you used to sign up with Cloudnsys and click “Save”

Now try logging in via Okta.