How to configure Keeper SSO Connect Cloud with PingOne for seamless and secure SAML 2.0 authentication.

Please complete the steps in the Admin Console Configuration section first. Legacy Ping Identity users who are not on PingOne should view our Ping Identity documentation.


Login to the PingOne portal at

From the PingOne console menu, select Applications > Application Catalog

Search "Keeper" and click on the "Keeper Password Manager - Cloud SSO" link to add the Keeper Password Manager application

Click Setup to proceed to the next step

Click "Continue to Next Step"

From the Keeper Admin Console, view the PingOne SSO Connect Cloud entry and click Export Metadata and save it in a safe location for future use. Also click Export SP Cert and save it in a safe location for future use.

From the PingOne Admin Console, click Select File next to "Upload Metadata" and browse to the saved metadata file from the Keeper Admin Console. This should populate the "ACS URL" and "Entity ID" fields with the proper datapoints.

Click on Choose File next to "Primary Verification Certificate" and browse to the saved .crt file from the Keeper Admin Console. Click on the checkbox next to "Encrypt Assertion" and then click Choose File next to "Encryption Certificate". Browse to the same saved .crt file from the Keeper Admin Console.

Validate the certificate and click "Continue to Next Step".

Enter the appropriate values associated with each attribute (see below image) and click Continue to Next Step

Modify the Name to appropriately match the Configuration Name of the SSO node from the Keeper Admin Console. Click Continue to Next Step

You may choose to add PingOne user groups to your application. Click Add next to the group or groups you would like to add and click Continue to Next Step.

PingOne users will have access to Keeper Password Manager by default. Assigning groups to Keeper Password Manager restricts access to only those groups.

Click Download next to "SAML Metadata" and save the .xml file to a safe location.

Click Finish to complete the application setup wizard.

On the Edit Configuration screen of the Keeper SSO Connect Cloud provisioning in the Keeper Admin Console, select PingOne as the IDP Type.

Upload the SAML Metadata file downloaded in the previous step into the Keeper SSO Connect interface by browsing to or dragging and dropping the file into the SAML Metadata section.

The PingOne Keeper SSO Connect Cloud™ entry will now show as Active.

Your PingOne Keeper SSO Connect Cloud™ setup is complete!

Move existing users/initial admin to SSO authentication

Users created in the root node (top level) will need to be migrated to the sub node that the SSO integration was configured on. If users remain in the root node, they will be prompted for the master password when accessing the vault and/or admin console.

An admin can not move themselves to the SSO enabled node. It requires another admin to perform this action.

After the user is moved to the SSO enabled node, they need to log into the Keeper vault initially by selecting the "Enterprise SSO" pull down and inputting in the Enterprise Domain configured on the SSO integration. The user may get prompted to confirm by entering in the master password.

Once the user has authenticated with SSO, they only need to use their email address moving forward to initiate SSO authentication.

They won't have to enter the Enterprise Domain. If typing in the email address and clicking Next does not route the user to the desired SSO, ensure that just-in-time provisioning is enabled in the Keeper SSO configuration and ensure that your email domain is reserved by Keeper. More information regarding routing and domain reservation can be found here.

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