Adding SAML authentication to your site

Last modified: March 13th, 2023

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Restrict access to your site by using a third-party login service.

CloudCannon uses SAML to authenticate visitors to your website using your organization’s identity provider.

To set up SAML account authentication for your site:

  1. Go to the Site Settings / Authentication section
  2. Select SAML and click Switch to SAML authentication
Screenshot of SAML tab in the Authentication interface

To configure SAML authentication:

  1. Create a CloudCannon Site App in OneLogin (or generate credentials using your SSO provider of choice)
  2. Copy your SSO details to the relevant fields in Site Settings / Authentication / SAML
Screenshot of SAML tab with SAML set in Authentication interface

Visitors to your site now need to authenticate as a member of your organization before viewing the site.

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