SSO with Okta

Set up SSO with Okta

You can set up SSO login with Okta by following these steps:

  1. Log in to Okta as an administrator and click the Admin button to access the administration. Go to Applications from the menu bar and click Applications.


2. Click Add Application.



3. Click Create New App on the top right.

4. Select Web as the Platform and SAML 2.0 as the sign on method. Click Create.


5. Enter HackerEarth as the name of the new app.

Optional: Grab our logos and choose the one you would like to see in Okta for HackerEarth. Choose Browse and Upload Logo to upload your choice. Click Next.


6. Obtain the required Federation Metadata XML from Okta
  • Click  Sign On tab.
  • Scroll down to the Optional configuration data and copy the IDP metadata to the clipboard.

  • Save this IDP (XML) metadata.
7. Share the metadata with HackerEarth
8. HackerEarth will configure your metadata at our end and share HackerEarth’s metadata
9. Once you receive the metadata from HackerEarth, paste the HTTP-POST AssertionConsumerService URL into Single sign on URL and the entityID URI into Audience URI (SP Entity ID) respectively. Select Use this for Recipient URL and Destination URL.
10. Select EmailAddress in Name ID format, and Email in Application username. Do not click Next yet!

11. Scroll down to the ATTRIBUTE STATEMENTS (OPTIONAL) section on this same page. Add the following three attributes here as shown below, then click Next.



Name Format



URI Reference



URI Reference



URI Reference



12. Click Save.
13. Move to My end user dashboard and select HackerEarth app to test the SSO integration.