Documentation forSolarWinds Platformand Orion Platform

Create a SAML user in the SolarWinds Platform

  1. Log in to the SolarWinds Platform Web Console using an account with Administrator privileges.

  2. Click Settings > All Settings > Manage Accounts.

  3. Click Add New Account, and select SAML individual account or SAML group account.

  4. For Name ID, provide the same user name you specified in the Identity Provider (AD FS, Okta, or Azure AD). The Name ID and Identity Provider Name must match.

  5. Specify what the user can access, do and the default menu bars and complete the wizard.

Users now can log in to the SolarWinds Platform Web Console by clicking the Login with Okta/AD FS button on the login page and providing their Okta or AD FS credentials.

Create SAML user groups in the SolarWinds Platform

  1. Log in to the SolarWinds Platform Web Console using an account with Administrator privileges.

  2. Click Settings > All Settings > Manage Accounts.

  3. Click the SAML Groups tab and click Add New Group Account.

  4. Provide the name for the group.

    • For AD FS, use domain\Group Name.
    • For Okta, use the name you defined in Okta.
    • For Azure AD, use the Azure group's Object ID or Azure integrated on-premises group's sAMAccountName.

    The SAML Group and the Identity Provider Group Name must match.

  5. Specify what the user can access, do and the default menu bars and complete the wizard.

Members of the SAML group can now log in to the SolarWinds Platform Web Console by clicking the Login with Okta/AD FS button on the login page and providing their Okta or AD FS credentials.