The SAML provider is a user authentication
third party provider that helps to manage users. When you log in,
the provider checks if you are a valid user. If you are authenticated,
the provider assigns a session ID to you which is valid for a period
of time. The next time you log in, you do not need a password, because
the session is still valid from the previous login, even if you
logged out of Cortex XSOAR. If you log out via SAML, the provider
invalidates the session and the next time you log in to the system
you need to enter a password.
To set up SAML logout, you
need to create a SAML integration with a public/private key pair.
Use a self signed certificate.
Purchase a certificate from a third party authority.
To use a self signed certificate:
Create the public/private key pair by running
the following command: