Okta Single Sign-On for CloudCheckr CMx

In this topic, you will learn how to set up Single Sign-On (SSO) for your OKTA account in CloudCheckr CMx by configuring:

  • Okta (the Identity Provider or IdP)
  • CloudCheckr CMx (the Service Provider or SP)


In the steps that prompt you for the app name, replace the default auth-us.cloudcheckr.com with:
  • auth-eu.cloudcheckr.com if you are a customer based in Europe
  • auth-au.cloudcheckr.com if you are a customer based in Asia or Australia
  • auth-gov.cloudcheckr.com if you are a GovCloud customer
  1. In your Administration console, go to Applications tab, and click Create New App.
  2. Select the SAML 2.0 option.
  3. Under General Settings, go to the App name text field and type CloudCheckr CMx
  4. Configure the following SAML settings:
    1. Single Sign-On URL:
      • For iDP-initiated SSO, type https://auth-us.cloudcheckr.com/auth/sso/saml2/Acs if you are in the US
      • For SP-initiated SSO, type https://auth.cloud.mycompany.com/auth/sso/saml2/Acs
    2. Recipient URL and Destination URL: Yes
    3. Audience URI (SP Entity ID):
      • For iDP-initiated SSO, type https://auth-us.cloudcheckr.com/auth
      • For SP-initiated SSO, type https://auth-us.cloudcheckr.com/auth
    4. Name ID format: EmailAddress
    5. Default username: Email
    6. Response: Signed
    7. Assertion: Signed
    8. Authentication context class: X.509 Certificate
    9. Request compression: Compressed
  5. On the Sign On tab of the new application, click the Identity Provider metadata link to download an XML file that contains the metadata from Okta that CloudCheckr CMx requires to complete the setup.
  6. On the People tab, click the Assign Application button to select the link that users will see when they log onto CloudCheckr CMx.
    Email addresses as SSO usernames are required, so if your users do not have email, you must provide an email address.

Configure in CloudCheckr CMx

Please email Support to ensure your CloudCheckr account is properly configured to allow access via Okta.

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