Configuring SAML SSO for Samanage

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


  1. Log in to ADSelfService Plus as an administrator.

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

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

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

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

Samanage (Service Provider) configuration steps

  1. Login to Samanage portal with an administrator’s credentials.

  2. Select Setup from the left pane.

  3. Select Single Sign-On from the list of options displayed.

  4. In the Login using SAML section, mark the check box against the Enable Single Sign-On with SAML field.

  5. In the Identity Provider URL field, enter the Login URL copied in Step 5 of Prerequisite.

  6. Open the SSO certificate downloaded (rsacert.pem ) in Step 5 of Prerequisite and paste its content in the x.509 Certificate field.

  7. Click Update to complete the configuration

  8. Copy the Login URL. Use this address to point your users to. , we will need it in later steps.


ADSelfService Plus (Identity Provider) configuration steps

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

  3. Enter the SAML Redirect URL you had saved in Step 9 of Samanage 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 and log out of ADSelfService Plus.
    Your users should now be able to sign in to Samanage through ADSelfService Plus.

  7. For Samanage, single sign-on is supported only for both IDP initiated flow.

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