SAML Configuration for Okta

  1. Ensure you have a working OKTA account, if not, create one here.
  2. Follow these SAML Applications in OKTA guidelines:
  3. For step#7, on your Avanan’s dashboard, go to Configuration > Settings.
  4. Under Advanced, click Configure SAML.
  5. Go to SAML SSO URL (its looks like https://{domain} and type this URL.
  6. Select Name ID Format as Email Address on the same page.
  7. You can skip “Attribute Statements” section (step 8).
  8. For step #10, on the Avanan dashboard, go to Settings > Advanced > Configure SAML > Metadata URL, copy the identity provider metadata' link and paste it in the Configure SAML dialog.
  9. Logout from the Avanan Dashboard. Now you will see a new ‘Login with SAML’ button on the login screen + you will be able to run application from Okta directly from https://{domain}

The following Steps are Performed from the Avanan Portal.

From the Avanan portal, go to System Settings > Settings.


In the configure SAML window paste the URL from the SSO provider



After completing the configuration, a new option appears in the Avanan portal login screen.