Configure single sign-on with SAML
You can configure Splunk software to use SAML authentication for single sign-on (SSO), using information provided by your supported identity provider (IdP).
Caution: Before you attempt to configure SSO in Splunk Cloud, contact Splunk Support and open a ticket requesting them to prepare your cloud deployment for SSO. When they have configured your deployment, they will notify you and provide the certificate required.
- A running version of Splunk software OR
- A managed deployment of Splunk Cloud. Self-service deployments of Splunk Cloud log in through the Splunk customer portal and cannot independently configure SAML SSO.
- An identity provider configured to provide the
- Ping Identity
- Azure AD
- AD FS
- An admin role with the
change_authenticationcapability. This permission level lets you enable SAML and edit authentication settings on the Splunk search head.
1. Configure SAML SSO with:
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Configure SSO with PingIdentity as your identity provider
This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.4.4, 6.4.5, 6.4.6, 6.4.7, 6.4.8, 6.4.9, 6.4.10, 6.4.11