Configuring SAML SSO for ADP

These steps will guide you through setting up the single sign-on functionality between ADSelfService Plus and ADP.


  1. Login to ADSelfService Plus as an administrator.
  2. Navigate to  Configuration → Self-Service → Password Sync/Single Sign On → Add Application, and select ADP from the applications displayed.
    Note: You can also find ADP application that you need from the search bar located in the left pane or the alphabet wise navigation option in the right pane.
  3. Click IdP details in the top-right corner of the screen.
  4. In the pop-up that appears, copy the Entity ID and download the SSO certificate by clicking on the Download Certificate .
  5. IDP Details

ADP (Service Provider) configuration steps

  1. You will have to contact the ADP support to complete the configuration. Mail the Entity ID (Refer Step 4 of Prerequisite) and the downloaded certificate (Refer Step 4 of Prerequisite) to ADP support.
  2. Request ADP support for Entity ID and ACS URL.

ADSelfService Plus (Identity Provider) configuration steps

  1. Now, switch to ADSelfService Plus’ ADP configuration page
  2. Enter the Application Name and Description.
  3. In the Assign Policies field, select the policies for which SSO need to be enabled.
    Note:ADSelfService Plus allows you to create OU and group-based policies for your AD domains. To create a policy, go to Configuration → Self-Service → Policy Configuration → Add New Policy.
  4. Select Enable Single Sign-On.
  5. Enter the Domain Name of your ADP account. For example, if you use to log in to ADP, then is the domain name.
  6. In the ACS URL field, enter the value provided by the ADP support.
  7. In the Entity ID field, enter the value provided by the ADP support
  8. In the Name ID Format field, choose the format for the user login attribute value specific to the application.
  9. Note: Use Unspecified as the default option if you are unsure about the format of the login attribute value used by the application

  10. Click Add Application.
Note: For ADP, only IdP-initiated flow is supported.
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