SAML SSO for JIRA Service Desk

Aleksey Shchukin August 3, 2017

We are about to enable SSO with Okta as per

We need Atlassian and JIRA admins to be excluded from SSO with Okta in case there is an issue with SSO SAML. Should the admin accounts suffixies be aliased with to avoid the use of SAML SSO?

The users are defined with suffix 


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Doug Aliff November 1, 2017

I set up an account with a gmail address and gave it admin privileges. It turns I never needed it. if you tack /?saml=false to the end of your URL (, you can log in directly.    


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