Update the SAML IdP Signing Certificate

You can update the SAML identity provider (IdP) signing certificate.


  • You must have the metadata file that contains the new certificate from your custom IdP, and you must be logged into SAP Analytics Cloud before your IdP switches over to using the new certificate.
  • You must be the System Owner in SAP Analytics Cloud.


To upload the new metadata file, do the following:


  1. From the side navigation, go to Start of the navigation path System Next navigation step  Administration Next navigation step SecurityEnd of the navigation path.
  2. Select (Edit).
  3. Under Step 2, select Update and provide the new metadata file.
  4. Select (Save) and confirm the change to complete the update.
    The update will take effect within two minutes.


You do not have to redo Step 3 or Step 4 on the Security tab.