Setting up custom SAML in Okta

Note: only an admin of your Okta organization can create the application.

Setting up a custom SAML application in Okta

  1. Head to the applications page from the Okta navigation menu. Click Add Application. okta add application

  2. Click Create New App. okta_new app

  3. In the modal, select "SAML 2.0" and click Create. okta choose saml

  4. Under the first step "General Settings", enter an application name and then click the Next button. okta app name

  5. Under the second step “Configure SAML”, section A “SAML Settings”, enter the Postman service provider details which can be found on the Postman Edit Team Details page. okta service provider

    | Field | Value | | --- | --- | | Single Sign On URL | ACS URL | | Audience URI (SP Entity ID) | Entity ID | | Name ID Format | EmailAddress |

  6. Click the Show Advanced Settings link to configure advanced SAML assertion settings. Configure the options as shown in the image below. For the Encryption Certificate, download the X.509 certificate from the Postman Edit Team Details page and upload it here. Click Next to continue. okta advanced

  7. Under the third step “Feedback”, select “I’m an Okta customer adding an internal app”, and check “This is an internal app that we have created”, and then click Finish. okta feedback

  8. Move over to the Sign On tab, and click the View Setup Instructions button. okta sign on

  9. Copy the Identity Provider Single Sign-On URL, Identity Provider Issuer and X.509 Certificate from here and update the SSO authentication method that you created on the Postman Edit Team Details page within the Okta Identity Provider Details modal. For more details on this last step, review setting up SSO in Postman. okta identity provider

Prerequisites