Implementing Single Sign-On
As with other popular SaaS applications, Datadog can be set up to use SSO, which allows users to log into the Datadog UI using existing credentials with a third-party platform such as Google or in-house authentication platforms such as Active Directory or Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
Datadog uses Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) to implement third-party authentication for SSO.
- The SSO can be implemented using industry-standard authentication platforms and providers such as Active Directory, LDAP, Google, AuthO, and Okta.
- By mapping SAML attributes to Datadog user roles, the authenticated users can be granted corresponding privileges.
- Datadog permits Just-in-Time user provisioning, which avoids the requirements to create a user beforehand. A user will be created when they are logged in for the first time. A default user role can be set...