Configuring SAML SSO for EduBrite


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


  1. Log in to ADSelfService Plus as an administrator.

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

  3. Search for EduBrite 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,  note down the values of Login URL value. We will need these values in a later step.

  6. Click Download SSO certificate and save the file (PEM file). Open the certificate file in a text editor and copy its content. We will need this in a later step.

EduBrite (Service Provider) configuration steps

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

  2. Navigate to Site Admin → CMS.

  3. Click Create New → Data Source.

  4. In the Title field, enter SAML_IDP_CERT.cer.

  5. Now paste the certificate file content that you had copied in Step 6 of Prerequisite in the text field below the Title field.

  6. Click Save Draft, and then Publish

  7. Navigate to Site Admin > Site Details > Customization.

  8. In the text field, enter a new entry as given below:

      SAML_IDP_URL=Login URL value from Step 5 of Prerequisite. You have to add a “\” symbol after “https” and the domain name.

      For example, if the Login URL value is:

      Then enter: SAML_IDP_URL=https\://\:9251/iamapps/ssologin

  9. Click Save.

ADSelfService Plus (Identity Provider) configuration steps

  1. Now, switch to ADSelfService Plus’ EduBrite 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 EduBrite, then is the domain name.

  3. In the SP Identifier field, enter your SP Identifier found in Edubrite login URL. For example, if your login URL is, then the SP Identifier is thinktoday.

  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 EduBrite through ADSelfService Plus.

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

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