Configuring SAML SSO for Datadog

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


  1. Log in to ADSelfService Plus as an administrator.

  2. Navigate to Configuration → Self-service → Password Sync/Single Sign-on.

  3. Search for Datadog and select it.

  4. Click Download SSO Certificate link in the top-right corner of the screen.

  5. In the SSO/SAML Details pop-up screen that appears, click Download Metadata file and save the XML file. We will need this file in a later step.

Datadog (Service Provider) configuration steps

  1. Now, log in to your Datadog administrator account.

  2. Click on your profile picture present at the bottom left corner.

  3. Click Settings.

  4. Click Go to organization settings and select the Configure SAML tab.

  5. Click Enable and upload the metadata file you had saved in Step 5 of Prerequisite.

  6. When you enable SAML, a single sign-on URL will be displayed. Note down the URL. This will serve as the SAML Redirect URL while configuring Datadog with ADSelfService Plus.


ADSelfService Plus (Identity Provider) configuration steps

  1. Now, switch to ADSelfService Plus’ Datadog configuration page.

  2. In the Domain Name field, enter the domain name of your email address. For example, if you use to log in to Datadog, then is the domain name.

  3. In the SAML Redirect URL field, enter the URL you had copied in Step 6 of Datadog configuration.

  4. Enter a Description for the connection.

  5. In the Available Policies field, select the policies for which you wish to enable single sign-on.

  6. Click Save.

      Your users should now be able to sign in to Datadog through ADSelfService Plus.

    For Datadog, both IdP-initiated and SP-initiated flows are supported.

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