Configuring SAML for Box


Bitium: All account levels; must be an Admin to set up

Box: Business or Enterprise account; must be an Admin to set up

In Bitium:

  1. Go to “Manage Apps.”

  2. Select “Box” from the list of installed apps.

  3. Select the “Single Sign-On” tab.

  4. From the dropdown, select “SAML Authentication.”

    Select Single Sign-On Provider

  5. Copy the Entity ID, Login URL, Metadata URL, and download X.509 Certificate from Bitium.

    SAML Configuration

In Box:

  1. Log in to your Box account

  2. Click your name at the top of the page; select “Help”

    Box Help Settings

  3. Click “Submit a Case” on the right side of the page

  4. In the “Select Area” drop-down, select “SSO Questionnaire”

    SSO Questionnaire

  5. Type “SAML Integration” in the Subject field

  6. Click “Next”

  7. Click “Submit Case”

    Submit a case

  8. Fill in the Description field with:

    • Please enable SAML for our account. Please see the configuration and metadata included below:
    • SSO Required;
    • SSO Auto-provisioning ON;
    • Auto Roll-in ON;
    • Metadata: PASTE Metadata URL you copied from Bitium in Step 5 here.
  9. Attach X509 cert downloaded in Step 5.

  10. Enter in Subdomain from your Login address.

  11. Enter in “Bitium” as Identity Provider.

  12. Paste “Entity ID” from step 5 into entity/connection ID field.

  13. Paste “Login URL” from step 5 into redirect URL field.

  14. Enter in “EmailAddress” for attribute.

  15. Enter in “FirstName” for attribute.

  16. Enter in “LastName” for attribute.

  17. Click “Submit.”

    SAML Integration in Box

  18. Box will notify you when they have enabled SAML via the boxHELP Message Center, and via email.

  19. Once Box confirms the SAML configuration is complete, log into Bitium, navigate to the Box “Single Sign-On” page and click “Save.”


  1. Ensure that you are logged out of Box.
  2. Click the Box icon from your Bitium dashboard to log into Box.
SAML Enabled will be illuminated in green once completed.