How to Add Custom SAML App in Okta

Modified on Fri, 22 Mar 2024 at 08:20 PM

Step 1:

  1. In your Okta Admin console (at

  2. Go to Menu  Applications>Applications

Step 2: Click Create App Integration

  1. Under Create a new App Integration select SAML 2.0

  2. Click Next

Under Create SAML Integration, enter the app name and, optionally, upload an icon for your app. Click next.

Step 3:

Under Create SAML Integration, Configure SAML: 

  1. Enter Single sign-on URL (The location where the SAML assertion is sent with a HTTP POST. This is often referred to as the SAML Assertion Consumer Service (ACS) URL for your application.)

  • Single sign-on URL—The service provider's Assertion Consumer Service URL receives the SAML response. It must be 


For instance:

  1. Enter Audience URI (SP Entity ID): The application-defined unique identifier that is the intended audience of the SAML assertion. This is most often the SP Entity ID of your application.

  • Audience URI (SP Entity ID)—The globally unique name : 


For instance:


  1. Attribute Statements (optional):

  • Add name: first_name, value: user.firstName

  • Add name: last_name, value: user.lastName

  • Add name: email, value:

  1. Click next.

Step 4: Click Finish after providing feedback.

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