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Auth0 SAML integration

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) is an extra layer of security used when logging into websites or apps. Individuals are authenticated through more than one required security and validation procedure that only they know or have access to.

Arculix by SecureAuth integrates with Auth0™ via its SAML solution and provides a single sign-on (SSO) MFA to ensure the convenience of cloud SSO without its potential security risks.

Auth0 is built for developers and is a trusted portal. Use this guide to configure Arculix to add MFA to the Auth0 portal to provide secure login for developers.


  • Configured Arculix instance and user account with administrative privileges for Arculix.

  • Configured Arculix LDAP Agent.

    For more information, see the Arculix LDAP Agent deployment guide.

  • User account with administrative privileges for Auth0.

Auth0 configuration

In this section, you'll configure Auth0 as a service provider (SP).

  1. Download the SAML metadata and certificate for your organization from Arculix.

    Metadata download:<myorganization>/saml/download/metadata

    View metadata:<myorganization>/saml/metadata

    Certificate download:<myorganization>/saml/download/cert

  2. Log in to your Auth0 instance as an administrator and go to Authentication > Enterprise.

  3. Click the + icon next to SAML.

    Auth0 admin portal
  4. In the New SAML Connection section, set the following configurations:

    Connection Name

    Enter a unique identifier for the connection.

    For example, Arculix.

    Sign In URL

    Enter the URL used to log in to your Auth0 panel.

    For example,

    X509 Signing Certificate

    Click + Choose File and upload the certificate downloaded in Step 1.

    New SAML connection
  5. Save your changes.

  6. On the next page, set the following configurations:

    Sign Out URL

    Enable and set to the URL used to log out of your Auth0 panel.

    For example,

    Sign Request

    Enable and download the IdP signature certificate for Arculix configuration.

    SAML configuration
  7. Save your changes.

  8. Select the Setup tab and click Continue.

    SAML setup
  9. Copy the information on this page for Arculix configuration.

  10. Go to Applications and select the application you want to connect.

  11. In the Connections section, turn on Arculix, and turn off all other sources.

    Auth0 connections tab

Arculix SAML configuration as an Identity Provider (IdP)

In this section, you'll add an application for Auth0 and set the SAML configuration settings. This will be the Identity Provider (IdP) side of the configuration.

  1. Log in to Arculix with an administrative account and go to Applications.

  2. Click Create New Application.

    Create new application
  3. In the New Application form, on the General tab, set the following configurations:


    Set the name of the application. This is the name to display for push notifications, in the Admin panel, Application portal, and audit logs.

    For example, Auth0.


    Set to SAML Service Provider.

    Out of Band Methods 

    Select the allowed methods end users can choose to approve MFA requests.

    For example, Arculix Mobile app (push notifications), SMS, or Security Key.

    Message for MFA Requests 

    Optional. Type a message displayed to end users when sending an MFA request via push notification, SMS, or email.

  4. Select the SAML Service Provider Configuration tab, and set the following configurations:


    Issuer or Entity ID 

    Enter the Issuer/EntityID provided in Auth0.

    For example, urn:auth0:yourdomain:YOUR_CONNECTION_NAME.

    Log in URL 

    Enter the URL used to log in to your Auth0 panel.

    NameID Format 

    Set to Unspecified.

    Name Identifier 

    Set to Email.

    ACS URL 

    Enter the Assertion Consumer Service URL provided in Auth0.

    For example, https:/

    Single Logout URL

    Enter the URL used to log out of your Auth0 panel.

    For example,


    Set to RSA-SHA256.

  5. Save your changes.

Test your application integration

  1. Run your Auth0 application. You will be redirected to the Arculix SAML page.

    Auth0 login
  2. After successful authentication, you’ll see the Arculix login page. Sign in with your username and password or scan the QR code.

    Application login page with email
  3. After successful authentication, you will be redirected to your Auth0 application page.


If you have questions or need assistance, contact SecureAuth Support.


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