Documentation and Best Practices

Learn how to use Cloudability and get the most out of our cloud cost management tool.


SAML/SSO Azure AD Integration

Setting up Cloudability SSO using Azure is a straightforward process that does require some light assistance from your Cloudability SAML administrator. 

Please note, while Cloudability does appear in the Azure Gallery, that Application is not configured for SAML – please do not select to use this.

To begin this process please contact , making sure that your Cloudability account is on an Enterprise plan to follow these instructions:

Step 1 - Add Cloudability App into your Azure tenant 

  • Login to your Azure account and open the Portal
  • Find/Locate ‘Enterprise Applications’


  • Click All Services --> then type in Enterprise Applications in the search box and then click on Enterprise Applications


  • Select New Application, then Select Non-gallery application.


  • Give the application a name (eg: Cloudability SAML) and click Add


  • The following page will be presented, select Single Sign on from the left-hand pane


  • Select SAML-based Sign On


  • Scroll down to 4. SAML signing Certification and left-click Metadata XML. Save this file when prompted.



  • Click Save when Complete

 Step 2 – Configure the  Cloudability App for SSO

  • Login to Cloudability as an Administrator
  • In the left-hand menu, go to Settings > Single Sign-On 


  • Add an Administrator email address as a contact
  • Set the New User View to the Default (created previously) or a pre-existing View
  • Set the SSO Status to Test
  • Click Save Settings


  • Working back in ‘Users’ within Cloudability, find a user to test with, and, change from Whitelist to SSO.


  • Confirm the User can log on via SSO
  • When confirmed that application is functioning with SSO as expected, change Test to On


  • This completes the process of setting up Cloudability with Azure AD SAML.


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