How to Configure SAML 2.0 for Spendesk


Supported Features

The Okta/Spendesk SAML integration currently supports the following features:

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

Configuration Steps

  1. Contact the Spendesk Support team (support@spendesk.com) and request that they enable SAML 2.0 for your account.

  2. Include the following IDP Metadata XML with your request:

    Sign in to Okta Admin app to have this variable generated for you.
  3. The Spendesk Support team will process your request and provide you a unique Customer ID.

  4. In Okta, select the Sign On tab for the Spendesk SAML app, then click Edit:

    • Enter the Customer ID (step 3) into the corresponding field.

    • Click Save:

    add Customer ID into Okta

  5. Done!


Okta sends the following default attributes as part of the SAML assertion:

SP-initiated SSO

  1. Go to: https://www.spendesk.com/auth/login?saml=true

  2. Click Continue with SAML SSO:

    Go to https://www.spendesk.com/auth/login?saml=true, click Continue with SAML with SSO

  3. Enter your Email, then click Continue with SAML SSO:

    Enter your email, then click Continue with SAML with SSO