Configuring Tenfold to use Salesforce as an identity provider

Configuring Tenfold to use Salesforce as an identity provider

Updated: 08/03/2019

Overview: This article provides a walk through for configuring Salesforce as an identity provider for Tenfold.

Configuration Instructions

1. From Setup, enter Identity Provider in the Quick Find box, select Identity Provider, and configure a Domain name. Enter a sub-domain name, and check its availability. If the name is available, then click “Register Domain”. Test the domain and deploy to users.

2. Download the certificate and metadata file after enabling Identity provider.

3. Enter “App Manager” in Quick find box. Click on “App Manager” > “New connected App”.

4. Create a new connected app and provide the details in Basic information and Web App settings.

  • Name the connected app as Tenfold.
  • Enable SAML.
  • Enter the ACS URL and Entity ID.
    ACS URL:
    Entity ID:
  • Select Subject Type as Username, Name id format to “urn:oasis:name:tc:SAML:1:1:nameid:-format:emailAddress”.
  • Select your IDP Certificate from dropdown options.
  • Click on save button.
  • Click “Manage profile” and select all the profiles for which you want to grant access to use SSO.

5. Enter “Single Sign on Settings” in Quick find box. Click the “SAML enabled” check box to enable SAML settings.

6. In Tenfold dashboard, navigate to Single Sign on featureSet the domain to the value which you want your users to enter when logging in to Tenfold and upload the metadata XML file which was generated in step #2. Click save and your organisation is ready to use Salesforce SSO to authenticate your Tenfold account.

7. In Tenfold login page, navigate to “corporate login” tab and enter the domain name which you have configured in Tenfold’s SSO features tab in step #6. Enter your Salesforce login credentials for the first time and then you will be directed to Tenfold Dashboard.

8. You are ready to use Salesforce to authenticate to tenfold. The below gif demonstrates the login flow using Salesforce.


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