SSO - Okta

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Note: This article refers to setting up SSO in Benchling In Vivo. For setting up an Okta integration on your core Benchling tenant, please refer to Configure SAML on Okta.

Setting up SSO

  1. Within Okta, in the blue navigation bar click Applications>Applications.
  2. Click the green "Add Application" button.
  3. Click the green "Create New App" button.
  4. Set the Platform to "Web" and select "OpenID Connect".
  5. Enter the Application name "Benchling In Vivo".
  6. Upload the Benchling logo (optional).
  7. Set the login URL to the following:
    For production:
    For Sandbox: 
  8. Set the logout URL to the following:
    For production:
    For Sandbox: 
  9. Click Save.
  10. Retrieve your Client ID and Client Secret at the bottom of the next screen.
  11. Click the Assignments tab and add the users who are to access Benchling In Vivo.
  12. In Benchling In Vivo, click on the Manage Team button at the bottom left of the screen.
  13. Click "Single Sign On".
  14. Select Okta
  15. Enter your company Okta domain, Client ID and Client Secret.
  16. Click Save.

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Logging In

Option 1

  1. In Okta (Admin account) click Applications.
  2. Click "Add Application".
  3. In the search bar, enter "Bookmark App" and click Add.
  4. Set the label to "Benchling In Vivo".
  5. Set the URL to the following:
    For production:
    For Sandbox: 
  6. Click Done.
  7. Add the Benchling logo (optional).
  8. Assign access to the relevant users by clicking the green Assign button.
  9. The users should now see Benchling In Vivo in their "My Apps" section and can click to login.

Option 2

If your company uses SSO, we will set you up with a unique domain to access In Vivo that follows the pattern below:

For production 

For Sandbox 


Click the Login with SSO link below the login fields.


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