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Integrating MFA with SSO (PingID with PingFederate)

Published: January 25, 2019


  • PingFederate

  • PingID

  • PingOne

Note: PingID is hosted on Ping’s cloud identity platform referred to as PingOne.

Before you begin

  • Verify that PingFederate is installed and running.

  • Ensure that you have internet access.

Follow these steps to establish a quick connection between PingFederate and PingID.

Visual workflow as explained in numbered steps.
  1. Optional: If you do not already have a PingOne account, create an account at You must have a PingOne account to create a PingID account. See Register the PingID Service in the PingID Administration Guide.
  2. Sign in to the PingOne administration console at
  3. On the Setup page, create a PingOne Directory as explained in Select PingOne directory.
  4. On the SetupPingID page, modify your PingID settings and Enable Third Party Clients on the Client Integration screen.
  5. Download the PingID Settings file as explained in the PingFederate PingID Connector Guide. The file contains the connection information that PingFederate needs to connect to your PingID instance.
  6. Configure the PingID adapter in PingFederate as explained in Manage IdP adapters in the PingFederate documentation.