Configuring SAML SSO for KiteWorks

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


  1. Login to ADSelfService Plus as an administrator.
  2. Navigate to  Configuration → Self-Service → Password Sync/Single Sign On → Add Application, and select KiteWorks from the applications displayed.
    Note: You can also find KiteWorks 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, Login URL, Logout URL and download the SSO certificate by clicking on the Download Certificate.
  5. IDP Details

KiteWorks (Service Provider) configuration steps

  1. Log in to KiteWorks using your administrator credentials. (https://<subdomain>
  2. In the toppanel, click Applications.
  3. Navigate to Authentication → Authorization → SSO Setup

  4. Under SAML paste the URL, copied in step 4 of Prerequisite, in the Entity ID, SSO Service URL and SLO Service URL.
  5. Open the downloaded certificate as a text file. Copy and paste the content it in the RSA Certificate text field.

  6. You can save the configuration.

ADSelfService Plus (Identity Provider) configuration steps

  1. Now, switch to ADSelfService Plus’ KiteWorks 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 KiteWorks account. For example, if you use to log in to KiteWorks, then is the domain name.
  6. Enter the SP Identifier of your KiteWorks account in the SP Identifier field. (https:// <SP_Identifier>
  7. In the Name ID Format field, choose the format for the user login attribute value specific to the application.
  8. Note: Use Unspecified as the default option if you are unsure about the format of the login attribute value used by the application

  9. Click Add Application
Note: For KiteWorks, single sign-on is supported for SP and IDP initiated flow.
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