SSO - Custom


This document provides instructions on how to configure Custom Sign-on (SSO) integration to F5® Distributed Cloud Services for your enterprise account. For an overview of F5® Distributed Cloud Console, see About.


The following prerequisites apply:

  • A configured identity provider such as Google.

Configuration Steps

Configuring SSO using Custom includes performing the following actions:

  • Enable SSO using custom in Console.

Note: Custom setup requires you to be tenant owner user type. Navigate to Administration > IAM > Users. Select on the Show/hide column, select the Type field, and select Apply to display the Type column. For the tenant owner, the Type column displays Tenant Owner and others, it displays User.

Enable SSO Using Custom in F5 Distributed Cloud Console.

Step 1: Start SSO setup.
  • Open F5 Console homepage, select Administration box.

Note: Homepage is role based, and your homepage may look different due to your role customization. Select All Services drop-down menu to discover all options. Customize Settings: Administration > Personal Management > My Account > Edit work domain & skills button > Advanced box > check Work Domain boxes > Save changes button.

Figure: Homepage
  • Select Tenant Settings in left column menu > select Login Options.

Note: If options are not showing available, select Show link in Advanced nav options visible in bottom left corner. If needed, select Hide to minimize options from Advanced nav options mode.

  • Select Setup up SSO in SSO section.
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Figure: SSO
Step 2: Set Up SSO.

Note: Copy items from your custom OIDC providers to set up SSO in Console.

  • Select Custom option in pop-up form.

  • Select Next button.

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Figure: SSO Create Clients
  • Enter Display name in Set up SSO pop-up form.

  • Enter Client ID.

  • Enter Client secret.

  • Enter Authorization URL.

  • Enter Token URL.

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Figure: SSO Create Clients
  • Select Next button.
Step 3: Sync Redirct URL in OIDC.
  • Copy URL redirct link.

  • Enter URL in OIDC.

Step 4: Complete SSO Setup.

Log out of Console.