Configuring SAML SSO for FormStack

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


  1. Login to ADSelfService Plus as an administrator.

  2. Navigate to Configuration → Self-service → Password Synchronizer..

  3. Locate and click on FormStack in the list of applications provided.

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

  5. In the pop-up that appears, copy the Login URL and download the SSO certificate by clicking on the Download SSO Certificate.

FormStack (Service Provider) configuration steps

  1. Login to FormStack with an administrator’s credentials. ( 

  2. Navigate to Settings → Authentication.

  3. Click on New Auth provider.

  4. Enter the Auth Provider name and select Auth Provider as SAML 2.0.

  5. Paste the URL, copied in step 5 of Prerequisite, in the Entity ID and SSO URL. 

  6. Open the downloaded certificate as a text file. Copy and paste the content it in the X.509 Certificate text field.

  7. Under Service Provider Metadata, copy the SP Identifier value from the entity ID.

  8. You can save the configuration. 

ADSelfService Plus (Identity Provider) configuration steps

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

  3. Paste the FormStack account SP indentifier in the respective field.(Refer step 7 of Formstack Configuration)

  4. Provide a Description in the respective field.

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

  6. Click Save and log out of ADSelfService Plus.

For FormStack, single sign-on is supported for SP and IDP initiated flow.

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