Create an Okta SAML Integration

George Alpizar
George Alpizar
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Overview

You can use this document to learn how to set up an Okta SAML integration with Edge Delta.

Note

To use this document, you must have administrative access to your Okta account and Edge Delta account.


Create an Okta SAML integration

  1. In the Okta dashboard, in the top menu, click Applications.
  2. Click Create New App.
  3. In the window that appears, for Platform, select Web. For Sign on method, mark SAML 2.0. Click Create.
  4. Enter a descriptive name for the app, such as Edge Delta SAML.
  5. Click Next.
  6. Complete the missing fields with the following information:
    • For Single sign on URL, enter https://api.edgedelta.com/saml/acs.
    • Mark Use this for Recipient URL and Destination URL.
    • For Audience URI (SP Entity ID), enter https://api.edgedelta.com/saml/metadata.
    • For Default RelayState, enter https://app.edgedelta.com/saml.
    • For Name ID format, select EmailAddress.
    • For Application username, select Email.
    • For Update application username on, select Create and update.
    • For Encryption Certificate, navigate to https://api.edgedelta.com/saml/metadata, and then in the downloaded file, copy and paste the text within the X509Certificate and /X509Certificate brackets.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select I'm an Okta customer adding an internal app.
  9. Mark This is an internal app that we have created.
  10. Click Finish.
  11. From the Settings section of the Sign On menu for the new application, locate and copy the metadata URL for the Identity Provider metadata.
    • You will need this information in a later step. 
  12. In the Edge Delta App, on the left-side navigation, click Management, and then click My Organization
  13. Next to SAML Settings, click Edit
  14. Complete the empty fields, and then click Save.
    • Specifically, enter the metadata URL that you copied earlier.  
    • Edge Delta will use this URL to make backend configurations.
  15. In Okta, register your users to use SAML authentication.
  16. Visit https://app.edgedelta.com/saml, and then enter your Okta credentials. You will be redirected to Okta.
  17. Enter your Okta credentials, and then you will be redirected to the Edge Delta App.

Note

When you use the same browser to access the Edge Delta App, by default the SAML authentication will take place.


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