Integrating JumpCloud Identity Provider within Vanta with a Custom SAML App

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While Vanta's JumpCloud identity provider integration is in beta, it can be set up with a custom SAML application allowing employee SSO and IdP scoping.


Start adding the integration in Vanta

  • Navigate to the Integrations page
  • Go to the Available tab and find JumpCloud
  • Click Connect (or Manage, followed by Edit if you already connected JumpCloud for MDM)

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  • Toggle on Identity Provider
    • You may also toggle on MDM if you want to use that part of the JumpCloud integration
  • Click Next


Create the SSO Application in JumpCloud

  • Log in to the JumpCloud admin console:
  • Click on your profile circle (top-right-corner) and select My API Key
    • Click on the API Key to copy it and paste it into Vanta
  • Click on SSO Applications on the left navigation panel
  • Click on + Add New Application
  • Custom Application, click Select
  • Click Next
  • Select Manage Single Sign-On (SSO) and Import users from this app (Identity Management)
    • Under SSO, it should be the default of Configure SSO with SAML
  • Click Next
  • For General Info, enter the following fields:
    • Display Label: Vanta
    • (Optional) Description: Log in to the Vanta app
    • (Optional) Display Option: add the Vanta logo
  • Click Save Application
  • Review and Click Configure Application
  • Under the SSO tab, change the following fields:
    • IdP Entity ID: passport-saml
    • SP Entity ID:
      • Or for EU
    • ACS URLs: Default URL: Copy the ACS Url from Vanta
    • (optional) IDP URL:
  • Click Save
  • Copy the App Id from the URL (This can also be obtained by using the Copy Metadata URL in Jumpcloud)
    • Ex. grab YOUR_APP_ID_HERE from
    • Enter the id into Vanta App Id in Vanta

Connect the Integration in Vanta

  • Click Validate and store in Vanta

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