How To Set Up Your Own Okta App (SAML)

Step 1

Log in to your Okta account as an Administrator.

Step 2

At the top left of the page, change to Classic UI.

Step 3

Go to Applications, then click Create New App

Step 4

  • Choose platform Web.
  • For Sign on method, select SAML 2.0.
  • Click Create.
Step 4

Step 5

For Application Name, enter your organization’s name. Then, click Next

Step 6

  • For Single sign on URL enter:

  • For Audience URI (SP Entity ID) enter your App ID (App ID can be found under App Settings in LogonLabs)
Step 6

Step 7

Under Attribute Statements, add the following entries (case sensitive):

  • Name email and value
  • Name first_name and value user.firstName
  • Name last_name and value user.lastName
  • Name uid and value (please note that you will need to type this value, as it is not in the dropdown)

Click Next

Step 7

Step 8

  • Select I’m an Okta customer adding an internal app
  • Select This is an internal all that we have created.
  • Click Finish.
Step 8

Step 9

Go to the Sign On tab, and click the View Setup Instructions button. Take note of the settings for the LogonLabs setup below.

Step 9

Step 10

Add your users to the App.

Step 11

LogonLabs Setup:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Sign In and authenticate (or Sign Up make a new account and authenticate).
  3. Navigate to Default Rules (or Domain Rules and open/create a domain module).
  4. Click on the Okta button under Enterprise Identity Providers.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Choose SAML for the protocol.
  7. Enter a name.
  8. Enter a description (optional).
  9. Enter the Identity Provider Single Sign-On URL from the Okta setup instructions above.
  10. Enter the Identity Provider Issuer from the Okta setup instructions above.
  11. Enter the X.509 Certificate from the Okta setup instructions above.
  12. Click Add
  13. Enable Okta by clicking the new entry in the Okta Identity Providers list.
Step 11