24th Feb 2021

Setting up Single-Sign On with Okta

SSO is a way to allow users to access various service providers using a single username and password by relying on a single identity provider.

In this scenario, Talon.One is the service provider and the supported identity provider is ​Okta​.

This procedure describes how to connect Talon.One to Okta to allow users to log in directly from their Okta account. For more information about Okta, see their ​integration documentation​.


  • You have an Okta account for your company.
  • You have admin rights in Okta.
  • You have admin rights in Talon.One.

Configuring Okta as an identity provider

To connect Otka to Talon.One, create a new app in Okta:

  1. Open your Okta account and click ​Admin​.
  2. Click ​Applications​ in the top menu, and click C​reate New App​.
  3. Select the following values:
    • Platform​: Web
    • Sign on method​: SAML 2.0
  4. Click ​Create​. The app's general settings page opens.
  5. Choose a name for the application, for example ​Talon.One​ and click ​Next​.
  6. In ​http://<tenant_name>.talon.farm/v1/saml_connections/1/saml_callback​, replace <tenant_name>​ to match your Talon.One base URL and paste it in the following fields:
    • Single sign on URL
    • Audience URI (SP Entity ID)
  7. Click ​Next​.
  8. Select ​I'm an Okta customer adding an internal app ​and click ​Finish​.
  9. Click ​View Setup Instructions​. The page displays the Identity Provider Single

Sign-On URL, The Identity Provider Issuer, the X.509 Certificate, and the IDP metadata.

Keep this page open in your browser. The app is ready in Okta. Let’s use some of the information provided by Okta to configure Talon.One.

Configuring Talon.One for SSO

  1. In a different browser tab, connect to your Talon.One portal and click ​Account​ > Organization​ > Single Sign-On​.

  2. Type a name in the ​Connection name​ field. For example O​kta​.

  3. Select either ​Using a URL and a Certificate​ or ​Using an Identity Provider (IdP) file​.
  4. If you selected ​Using a URL and a Certificate:

    • Copy the value of the Identity Provider ​Single Sign-On URL​ field provided by Okta and paste it in the ​Sign-On URL​ field.

    • Copy the value of the ​Identity Provider Issuer​ field provided by Okta and paste it in the ​Issuer URL​ field.

    • Copy the value of the ​X.509 Certificate​ field provided by Okta and paste it in the ​SSO certificate​ field.

  5. If you selected ​Using an Identity Provider (IdP):

    • Save the value of the ​Provide the following IDP metadata to your SP provider​ field provided by Okta to an XML file.
    • In Talon.One, click Choose XML and browse to the XML file.
  6. Check SSO enabled.

  7. Click Save.

You can now assign the Talon.One app to users in Okta to allow them to connect to Talon.One with their Okta account.

Refer Assigning an application to user for more information.

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Last updated on 24th Feb 2021

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