Documentation forSolarWinds Platformand Orion Platform

Authenticate SolarWinds Platform users with SAML v2

This topic applies to all SolarWinds Platform products.

Starting with Orion Platform 2018.4, you can log in to the SolarWinds Platform Web Console using the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) v2 single sign-on protocol. SAML v2 is the protocol used for exchanging authentication and authorization data between the security domain (Identity Provider) and the service provider.

SAML v2 configuration overview

  1. Prepare the Identity Provider in the SolarWinds Platform Web Console.

  2. Configure the single sign-on login provider to be able to communicate with the SolarWinds Platform.

    SAML 2.0 is an open standard. The following sections provide step-by-step instructions for configuring Active Directory Federation Services, Okta, and Azure AD.

  3. Complete the Identity Provider configuration in the SolarWinds Platform Web Console.

  4. Create SAML single users or SAML group user accounts for users who log in to the SolarWinds Platform Web Console using SAML v2 authentication.

Identity Provider-based instructions

For detailed instructions, see the section on your Identity Provider: