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 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. Enter IdP information.

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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.