STEP 2: Configuring SAML Authentication for Kintone

Article Number:02037

Enable SAML authentication for Kintone and configure information of the Identity Provider (IdP).


  1. Click the gear-shaped menu button in the header.

  2. Click Users & System Administration.

  3. Click Login.

  4. Select "Enable SAML authentication".

  5. Enter "Login URL" (SSO endpoint URL of the Identity Provider).

  6. Enter "Logout URL" (URL redirected to, after logout from Kintone).

  7. Click Browse under "Register certificate" and select a public key certificate file.

  8. Click Save.

Supported certificates

The supported public key certificates are those generated with either the RSA or DSA algorithm.

For RSA, you can use the following hush functions.

  • SHA-1
  • SHA256

Verifying Your SAML Authentication Configuration

Your SAML authentication configuration is complete when you can successfully perform the following actions:

  • When you access Kintone, you are authenticated by the IdP successfully and directed to a screen that appears for logged-in users.
  • When you access Kintone without logging in to the IdP, you are redirected to the IdP authentication screen.
  • You can log out from Kintone.
    Logging Out

When You Failed to Configure SAML Authentication

Log in to Kintone using the URL to skip SAML authentication and change the SAML authentication configuration.
URL to Skip SAML Authentication