Configuring SAML SSO for Syncplicity

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


  1. Log in to ADSelfService Plus as an administrator.

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

  3. Search for Syncplicity 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, copy the values of Login URL and Logout URL, and click Download SSO certificate and save the certificate file (PEM file). We will need these values and file in later steps.

Syncplicity (Service Provider) configuration steps

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

  2. Navigate to Admin → Settings

  3. Under Account Configuration, click Custom domain and single sign-on.

  4. Note down the value you are giving in the Custom Domain field. This value will serve as the input for the Custom domain field in ADSelfService Plus.

  5. Under Single Sign-On Status, click Enabled.

  6. In the both Entity Id and Sign-in page URL fields, paste the Login URL value you had saved in  Step 5 of Prerequisite.

  7. In Logout page URL, paste the Logout URL value you had saved in  Step 5 of Prerequisite.

  8. In Identity Provider Certificate, click Choose file and upload the PEM file that you saved in  Step 5 of Prerequisite.

  9. Select Enable Silent Onboarding - auto-activate users and suppress welcome email (not applicable to self-signup) if you want to enable just in time provisioning of users.

  10. Click Save changes.

ADSelfService Plus (Identity Provider) configuration steps

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

  3. Enter the Custom domain you had saved in Step 4 of Syncplicity 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 Syncplicity Online through ADSelfService Plus.

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

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