Logging Into the Terminus Platform Using SAML 2.0

Prerequisites

SAML integration with the Terminus platform requires additional technical configuration, and may have addition costs associated to set up. If you would like to learn more about SAML configuration for your account, please reach out to your Terminus Account Manager, or Customer Success Manager.

 

Overview

Terminus supports the SAML 2.0 authentication framework. SAML is an open standard for exchanging authentication and authorization data between an identity provider and a service provider. Most notably, it addresses web browser single sign-on (SSO) for enterprise companies. 

SAML completely eliminates all passwords, and instead uses standard cryptography and digital signatures to pass a secure sign-in token from an identity provider to a SaaS application, like Terminus.

Terminus supports both SP-initiated and Identity Provider (IdP) initiated SAML integrations. For SP initiated SAML, we require certain credentials from your SAML admin for setup. For IdP initiated SAML, we will work with your team to provide the credentials to add Terminus as an approved application to your IdP.


Integration

SAML authentication at Terminus is typically configured by providing your IdP's metadata and certificate information, so that Terminus can validate SAML requests for your organization.

Terminus also provides the option to disable all other login methods (username & password, Google/O365 Sign-in, etc.), so that only SAML logins are allowed for your Terminus instance.

If you would like to learn more about our SAML integration or wish to set it up for your company, please reach out to support@terminus.com.

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