SAML Single Sign On Setup Guides for SAML SSO Current: OKTA OKTA Below, you find information to setup Okta with our SAML SSO app. If you need help or have questions, you can contact us via our help desk or book a free screen share session at https://resolution.de/go/calendly.Step-by-Step GuidesBased on your user provisioning model, pick one of the following step-by-step guides.In most cases we recommend to use Okta with User Sync.Okta with User SyncSetting up User synchronisation with Okta, as well as authentication via SAMLOkta with Just-In-Time ProvisioningSetting up authentication via SAML with Okta and using Just-in-Time Provisioning to create/update User Accounts during login.Okta with Manual ProvisioningSetting up authentication via SAML with Okta for Users that already exist in the Atlassian product.Some important notes:Which Step-by-Step Guide you should pick? Depending on your Atlassian product, you can choose from different user provisioning models. We recommend using User Sync, since it is easy to setup and maintain. In general, with Okta we support the following ways for user provisioning:User Sync allows to sync users periodically from Okta, but also when they log in for the first time into your Atlassian product. See our detailed article for User Sync.Just in Time Provisioning allows to create and update users on-the-fly when they log in. See our detailed article for JIT.For Manual User Management, the administrator has to create and update users on Okta and your Atlassian product by hand. We do not recommend it. See our article for Manual User Management.Model/FunctionAdmin EffortPro's and Con'sUser SyncLowUses Okta API to perform regular syncUsers and groups created & updated shortly after done in OktaUsers in Atlassian application can be disabled as a result of a sync, saving licensesAdditional attributes can be written to Jira user propertiesJust in Time ProvisioningMediumCreates & Updates users based on information in the SAML Response during LoginUsers are only created on their first Login.Users & Groups are updated only during SAML authenticationManual User ManagementHigh Here no sync between Okta and Atlassian application happensNeeds manual maintenance of two user bases (or is done via custom developments).