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How to Configure SAML 2.0 for MongoDB Cloud

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Supported Features

The Okta/MongoDB Cloud SAML integration currently supports the following features:

For more information on the listed features, visit the Okta Glossary.


Configuration Steps

  1. Log in to MongoDB Cloud.

  2. From the Context dropdown in the left navigation, select the organization for which you want to manage federation settings. Then navigate to Settings > Manage Federation Settings, then click Visit Federation Management App:

    Settings > Manage Federation Settings and click Visit Federation Management App

  3. Click Manage Identity Providers:

    Click Manage Identity Providers

  4. Click Setup Identity Provider:

    Click Setup Identity Provider

  5. Scroll down to SAML Single Sign-On and follow the steps below:

    • Configuration Name: Enter Okta.

    • Login URL: Enter the appropriate value to the missing part of the Login URL. This Login URL will be used for the SP-initiated flow.

    • Issuer URI: Copy and paste the following:

      Sign into the Okta Admin Dashboard to generate this variable.

    • Single Sign-On URL: Copy and paste the following:

      Sign into the Okta Admin Dashboard to generate this variable.

    • Identity Provider Signature Certificate: Save the following certificate as okta.cert, then click Choose File to locate and upload it to MongoDB:

      Sign into the Okta Admin Dashboard to generate this variable.

    • Request Binding: Select HTTP POST.

    • Response Signature Algorithm: Select SHA-256.

    • Apply to Organizations: Organizations to connect to this IdP. When users authenticate through the IdP for the first time, MongoDB grants them membership in the selected organizations. Manage organization mapping to choose what role these users have within the selected organizations.

    • Click Next:

    enter SAML configuration values

    enter SAML configuration values

  6. Make a copy of your Assertion Consumer Service URL and Audience URI values, then click Finish:

    make copy of ACS URL and Audience URI values

  7. To verify your domain, go to Domains and click Add Domains:

    Domains > Add Domains

  8. Enter the Display Name and your Domain Name, then click Next:

    Enter Display Name, Domain Name, click Next

  9. Choose how to verify your domain. You can choose the verification method once. It cannot be modified. To select a different verification method, delete and recreate the domain mapping. Select the appropriate tab based on whether you are verifying your domain by uploading an HTML file or creating a DNS TXT record:

    choose how to verify your domain

  10. After successfully verifying your domain, go to Identity Providers and click the edit icon next to ASSOCIATED DOMAINS:

    Associated Domains > Edit

  11. Select the domain you want to associate with Okta, then click Confirm:

    Select the domain you want to associate with Okta and click Confirm

  12. Click ACTIVATE for your integration:

    Click Activate to your intergation

  13. In Okta open the Sign On tab for the MongoDB SAML app, then click Edit.

    • Enter your Assertion Consumer Service URL and Audience URI values you made a copy of in step 6 into the corresponding fields.

    • Application username format: Select Email.

    • Click Save:

    Enter ACS and Audience URI values into Okta

  14. Done!


Notes

The following SAML attributes are supported:


SP-initiated SSO

Go to your Login URL from step 5.