STEP 2: Configuring SAML Authentication with Kintone

Article Number:02037

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

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".
    Accessing Kintone Users & System Administration

  3. Click Login.

  4. Select "Enable SAML authentication".

  5. Fill in the fields as needed.

    • SSO endpoint URL of the Identity Provider (HTTP-Redirect)
      Specify the destination of SAML requests.

    • URL redirected to, after logout from Kintone
      Specify the URL of a page from the IdP that appears after users log out from Kintone.

    • Public key certificate used by the Identity Provider when signing
      Attach a public key certificate generated with either the RSA or DSA algorithm.
      For RSA, you can use the following hush values.
      • SHA-1
      • SHA256
  6. Click Save.

  7. Confirm the login names of users who will log in through SAML authentication.
    Ensure that the login names of Kintone users correspond to values associated with NameID.

  8. Confirm that, as a user, you can single sign-on into Kintone through SAML authentication.
    Your configuration is complete if you can perform the following actions successfully:

    • When you access Kintone, you are authenticated by the IdP successfully and directed to a screen that appears for logged-in users.
    • You can log out successfully.
      At the upper right corner of the screen, click icon to open menu to the right of the user name, and then click Logout in the drop-down list.