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Cloudflare Access allows your users to use LinkedIn as their identity provider (IdP).

​​ Set up LinkedIn as an IdP

Configuring LinkedIn as a Cloudflare Access IdP requires a LinkedIn account.

To configure LinkedIn as an IdP:

  1. Go to the LinkedIn Developer Portal.

  2. Select Create App.

  3. Sign in to your LinkedIn account. The Create an app screen displays.

  4. Enter an App name for your application.

  5. Enter the URL for your business page.

  6. Select Upload a logo and go to your company logo image file.

  7. Select OK.

  8. (optional) Select the Share on LinkedIn option to announce that your clients can use LinkedIn to access your app.

  9. Select the Sign In with LinkedIn option.

  10. Select the API Terms of Use link to read the terms of use.

  11. If you agree to the terms, check the I have read and agree to these terms option.

  12. Select Create app.

  13. Go to your account Settings page.

  14. Select the Auth tab.

  15. Copy the Client ID and Client Secret.

    LinkedIn account settings where you will copy the Client ID and Client Secret
  16. In Zero Trust, go to Settings > Authentication.

  17. Under Login methods, select Add new.

  18. Select LinkedIn as your IdP.

  19. In the App ID and Client secret fields, input the Client ID and Client secret values you’ve copied from the Application credentials tab in the LinkedIn Developer Portal.

  20. Select Save.

  21. In the LinkedIn Auth tab, scroll to OAuth 2.0 settings and select the pencil icon to edit the settings.

  22. Enter the following URL:


    You can find your team name in Zero Trust under Settings > Custom Pages.

To test that your connection is working, in Zero Trust, go to Authentication > Login methods and select Test next to LinkedIn.

​​ Example API configuration

"config": {
"client_id": "<your client id>",
"client_secret": "<your client secret>"
"type": "linkedin",
"name": "my example idp"