How to Configure SAML 2.0 for Vanta

Read this before you enable SAML

To complete this setup you'll need to have an administrator role that can manage applications and API tokens. For a list of administrator roles and what permissions they have, see Standard administrator roles and permissions.


Supported Features

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

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

Configuration Steps

  1. You’ll need to create a new API token to configure the Vanta integration:

    • In the Okta Admin Console, go to Security > API.

    • Select the Tokens tab and click Create Token. Go through the token creation process and make a copy of your token once created.

  2. Login to your Vanta account as an administrator.

  3. On your Vanta home page, select the Integrations tab on the left-side menu.

  4. Under the Identity Providers section, click Connect. Choose Okta, then click Connect to Okta.

  5. Enter the following:

    • API token: Enter the token you created in step 1.

    • Okta domain: Enter your Okta domain (for example: acme.okta.com).

    • Click Validate and store.

  6. On the next popup, make a copy of Your domain ID.

    Integrations > Identity Providers > Connect, select Okta, then Connect to Okta. Enter your API token and Okta domain

  7. In Okta, select the Sign On tab, for the Vanta SAML app, then click Edit.

    • Domain ID: Enter the Domain ID you made a copy of (step 6).

    • Region: Select the appropriate region for your Vanta application.

    • Click Save

  8. In Vanta, click Connect App.

  9. Done!


SP-initiated SSO

  1. Go to: https://app.vanta.com/login

  2. Click Continue with Okta.

  3. Enter your username, then click Sign in with Okta.