Configure Single Sign on Across Multiple Salesforce Orgs

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn― benjamin franklin

I would like to involve you to learn how we can allow our users to log in across multiple Salesforce orgs using single sign-on (SSO) credentials.

Let’s take a look into the advantages of having single sign on.

  • We spend less time managing passwords.
  • Our employees save time when they don’t have to manually log in to Salesforce.
  • More people use Salesforce. Users can send out links to Salesforce records and reports, and their recipients can open them in a single click.
  • We can manage access to sensitive information from one place.

Salesforce offers the following ways to use SSO.

  • Federated authentication using Security Assertion Markup Language
  • Delegated authentication (Integrate authentication with your LDAP server or use a token instead of a password for authentication)
  • External Authentication providers- Salesforce uses the user’s login credentials from the external service provider to establish authentication credentials. (Google, PayPal, and LinkedIn)
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