Azure AD – How to create your own SAML-based application using new Azure Portal

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With new Azure Portal (, Azure AD provides very flexible SAML-based configuration, but some folks ask me where to do that ?
In this post, I show you the answer for this question using some bit of SAML-based federation sample code of PHP and Node.js.

Note : For the settings using Azure Classic Portal (Azure Management Portal), see my previous posts “Azure AD Web SSO with PHP (Japanese)” and “Azure AD Web SSO with Node.js (Japanese)“.

First of all, I’ll  show you how the SAML settings page is improved by new Azure Portal.

When you want to register your own SAML-based application, select “Azure Active Directory” in Azure Portal, click “Enterprise applications” menu, and push “add” button.
You can select a lot of pre-defined (registered) applications (like Salesforce, Google, etc), but you click “Non-gallery application” link on top…

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