This tutorial walks you through the addition of your SAML application in PingOne so that you can customize and control access.

  1. Go to Applications > Applications.
  2. Click the + icon.
    Add application page
  3. Create the application profile by entering the following:
    • Application name: A unique identifier for the application.
    • Description (optional): A brief characterization of the application.
    • Icon (optional): A graphic representation of the application. Use a file up to 1MB in JPG, JPEG, GIF, or PNG format.
  4. For Choose application type, click SAML application.
  5. Click Configure.
    SAML configuration page
  6. For SAML configuration, select Manually enter.

    Alternatively, you can select Import Metadata to import the configuration settings from a local SAML configuration file or Import From URL to import the configuration from an internet address.

  7. Enter the ACS URL.

    The assertion consumer service (ACS) URL is a location to which single sign-on (SSO) tokens are sent.

  8. Enter the Entity ID.

    The entity ID is a unique identifier for your application. For example, my_app.

  9. Click Save.
  10. On the Applications page, click the slider on the right to enable the application.

    You can review the configuration by clicking the application entry to open the details panel. You can also specify more options, like attribute mapping. See Editing an application - SAML.

To test the application, go to the Configuration tab and copy the Initiate Single Sign-on URL. Paste the URL into a new private browser window, access the page, and sign on.

This task requires that at least one user account be created. For more information, see Adding a user.