Canvas App In Salesforce

SAML Single Sign-On for Canvas App

Join us to learn about what is canvas app and how to configure SAML single sign-on (SSO) for a canvas app lets users easily access a new or existing application as a part of their Salesforce experience.

What is Canvas

Canvas allows developers to connect existing legacy system or any web-based application with Salesforce using JavaScript and REST API. Canvas applications can be displayed in Chatter, Salesforce Mobile Cards or Visualforce page.

SAML Single Sign-On for Canvas App Demo

A canvas app in one Salesforce org functions as an identity provider, authenticating another Salesforce org that’s the service provider. The canvas app, hosted in the identity provider org, uses a signed request to reference a Visualforce page in the second org.

Let’s check the demo.


Amit Chaudhary

Amit Chaudhary

Amit Chaudhary is Salesforce Application & System Architect and working on Salesforce Platform since 2010. He is Salesforce MVP since 2017 and have 17 Salesforce Certificates. He is a active blogger and founder of Apex Hours.

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  • What else can we reference in the canvas app from a second org apart from visualforce pages?

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