• Configure PingFederate to authenticate against an identity provider (IdP) or datastore containing the users requiring application access.
  • Populate Workato with at least one user to test access.
  • You must have administrative access to PingFederate.
  1. Create the Workato metadata:
    1. In PingFederate, create a service provider (SP) connection for Workato:
      1. Configure using Browser SSO profile SAML 2.0.
      2. Set Partner’s Entity ID to https://www.workato.com/saml/metadata?id=<Workato ID>.

        This value is provided by Workato on the Tools > Team > Settings tab.

      3. Enable the following SAML profiles.
        • IdP-Initiated SSO
        • SP-Initiated SSO
      4. In Assertion Creation: Authentication Source Mapping: Attribute Contract Fulfilment, map the SAML_SUBJECT to your email attribute.
      5. In Protocol Settings: Assertion Consumer Service URL, set Binding to POST and set Endpoint URL to https://www.workato.com/saml/consume/.
      6. In Protocol Settings: Allowable SAML Bindings, enable POST.
      7. In Credentials: Digital Signature Settings, select the PingFederate Signing Certificate.

        Note the metadata URL for the newly-created Workato SP connection.

  2. Add the PingFederate connection to Workato:
    1. Sign on to the Workato console as an administrator.
    2. Select Tools in the left navigation pane.
    3. Click the Members tab.
    4. Select Team.
    5. Select the Settings tab.
      Screen capture of the Workato Team page on the Settings tab.
    6. Enter a Team name for the team or company.
    7. In the Authentication method list, select SAML based SSO.
    8. In the SAML_provider list, select Other.
    9. Enter the Metadata URL value for the Workato SP connector in PingFederate.
  3. Test the PingFederate IdP-initiated SSO integration:
    1. Go to the PingFederate SSO Application Endpoint for the Workato SP connection.
    2. Authenticate with PingFederate.

      You're redirected to your Workato domain.

  4. Test the PingFederate SP-initiated SSO integration:
    1. Go to https://app.workato.com/auth/login.
    2. After you're redirected to PingFederate, enter your PingFederate username and password.

      You're redirected back to Workato.