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OKTA SAML setup guide


The OKTA/Folderit SAML integration currently supports the following features:

  • SP-initiated SSO
  • IdP-initiated SSO
  • Single logout


Configuration Steps


  1. From “Sign On”, edit “Settings” and enter “Advanced Sign-on Settings” -> “SAML Base URL” from Folderit.
  2. Upload “Signature Certificate”, which can be downloaded from Folderit “Identity provider” page.
  3. Optional: Enable single logout.
    • Upload “Signature Certificate” from Folderit.
  4. Copy “Sign on methods” -> “Metadata details” -> “Metadata URL” field.

In Folderit

  1. Go to “Identity providers” page.
  2. Click on “SAML” toolbar button and enter “IdP Metadata URL” from previously copied “Medatadata URL” field on OKTA page.
  3. Optional: Enable Single Logout (note: this has to be enabled on both sides to function).

Troubleshooting and Tips


SP-initiated SSO

Sign-on can be initiated from the login link, which is given on the “Identity providers” page. This can be useful for linking from a wiki, knowledgebase, from a bookmark etc.