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In this section, we will show you how to set up your own custom SAML application for Okta SAML.

Create Application

From your Okta account, click Applications from the left navigation menu.

If your application is already created, choose it from the list and move to the section Configure Application

If you haven't created a SAML application, click the Create App Integration button to create a new application.

Okta SAML Step 1

Choose SAML 2.0 from the next screen and click Next.

Okta SAML Step 2

Give your application an App Name and click Next.

Okta SAML Step 3

Configure Application

Enter the following values in the SAML Settings section on the next screen:

  • Single sign on URL
  • Audience URI (SP Entity ID)
  • Select EmailAddress from the Name ID format dropdown.

Replace the values with the ones you have received from SAML Jackson.

Okta SAML Step 4

Attribute Mapping

Under the Attribute Statements section, you have to configure the following attributes:


See the screenshot below.

Okta SAML Step 5

On the next screen select I'm an Okta customer adding an internal app and click Finish.

Okta SAML Step 6

From your application, click Sign On tab and go to the section SAML Signing Certificates

Click the Actions dropdown for the correct certificate and click View IdP metadata. A separate window will open with the metadata XML file, you can copy it to your clipboard.

Okta SAML Step 7

Next steps

You've successfully configured your custom SAML application for Okta SAML. At this stage, you can assign users to your application and start using it.



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