Configuring SSO for Okta

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    To configure SSO authentication with Okta:

    1. Log in to Veeam Service Provider Console.

    For details, see Accessing Veeam Service Provider Console.

    1. At the top right corner of the Veeam Service Provider Console window, click Configuration.
    2. In the configuration menu on the left, click Security.
    3. On the SIngle Sign-On tab, click New and select Okta from the drop-down list.

    The identity provider configuration wizard will open.

    1. At the Provider Info step of the wizard, specify general information on the IdP:

    Save the link locally.

    If you apply changes to Client ID value after link generation, click New link.

    Save the link locally.

    If you apply changes to Client ID value after link generation, click New link.

    1. Access Okta console.
    2. In the menu on the left, click Applications and select Applications.

    The Applications page will open.

    1. Click Create App Integration.

    The Create a new app integration window will open.

    1. Select SAML 2.0.

    The Create SAML Integration wizard will open.

    1. At the General Settings step of the wizard, in the App Name field, specify the name of the integration with Veeam Service Provider Console.
    2. At the Configure SAML step of the wizard, specify the SAML integration settings:

    User organization name attribute is required for Veeam Service Provider Console SSO authentication.You can add more attributes if needed.

    Configure SAML Integration

    1. At the Feedback step of the wizard, select I'm a software vendor. I'd like to integrate my app with Okta and click Finish.

    The configuration page of the created integration will open.

    1. On the Sign On tab, right click the Identity Provider metadata link and select Copy Link.
    2. In Veeam Service Provider Console, insert the link into the Identity provider URL field.

    Insert Identity Provider URL

    1. In Okta, click View Setup Instructions.

    The How to Configure SAML 2.0 page for <App Name> Application page will open.Setup Instructions

    1. Copy the Identity Provider Issuer link.
    2. In Veeam Service Provider Console, insert the URL into the Entity ID field.

    Insert Entity ID

    1. Follow steps 6-10 described in the Adding Identity Providers section.
    2. In Okta, navigate to the Assignments tab and add users that will have access to Veeam Service Provider Console.