Salesforce SAML Troubleshooting: Insufficient Privileges

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Insufficient Privileges

If you see this screen when you are testing your SAML setup then it may be caused by trying to login as a different user roles using Salesforce's "login as" feature.

Insufficient Privileges

This won't work for testing

Going to the Users screen and clicking "Login" to login as a different user will not work for SAML testing. You will get the error seen above. You will need to either:

  • Have the user with the role you want to test actually login to Salesforce and test it on their own
  • Change the role of your own account to test
This won't work for testing
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