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Generate instance service provider (SP) metadata for SAML

Generate instance service provider (SP) metadata for SAML

After setting all the integration properties, generate the instance SP metadata.

Before you begin

Role required: admin

About this task

The IdP needs the instance SP metadata to authenticate and forward requests.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to SAML 2 Single Sign-on > Metadata. The integration automatically generates the instance's SP metadata from the system property settings.
  2. Copy the SP metadata in the text box. For example:
    <EntityDescriptorxmlns="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:metadata"  entityID="https://demoi2.service-now.com"><SPSSODescriptor AuthnRequestsSigned="false"     WantAssertionsSigned="false"     protocolSupportEnumeration="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:protocol"><SingleLogoutService Binding="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:bindings:HTTP-Redirect"      Location="https://demoi2.service-now.com/navpage.do" /><NameIDFormat>urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress</NameIDFormat><AssertionConsumerService isDefault="true"        index="0"        Binding="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:bindings:HTTP-POST"        Location="https://demoi2.service-now.com/navpage.do"/></SPSSODescriptor></EntityDescriptor>
  3. Provide the instance SP metadata to the IdP. For example, SSOCircle allows a user to provide the SP metadata online.