Configuring SAML SSO for PeopleHR

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


  1. Log in to ADSelfService Plus as an administrator.

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

  3. Search for PeopleHR 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.

PeopleHR (Service Provider) configuration steps

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

  2. Navigate to Settings → Company.

  3. Scroll down till you find the Upload 'Single Sign On' SAML meta-data file field.

  4. Click Browse and select the metadata (XML) file you downloaded in Step 5 of Prerequisite.


ADSelfService Plus (Identity Provider) configuration steps

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

  3. In the SP Identifier field, enter the company name in the URL. For example, if the PeopleHR URL is, then thinktodaytech is the SP Identifier.

  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 PeopleHR through ADSelfService Plus.

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

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