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Can I log into ‘CloudExtend Excel for NetSuite Add-in’ using SSO?

Single sign-on (SSO) allows users to go directly from an external user-authenticating application to NetSuite without having to separately log into NetSuite. This feature allows a one-way trust relationship to be established between the external application and NetSuite, so that after users present login credentials to the external application, they can gain access to NetSuite as well.


Currently CloudExtend Excel for NetSuite does not support login using SSO as it more of a hybrid user interface/machine to machine communications tool allowing for data to flow in the foreground and background. We are currently working to enhance the login process with Token Based Authentication (TBA)and this capability will be rolled out to Enterprise Edition customers soon. With TBA, enterprise licensed users will no longer be required to use their credentials to connect their NetSuite Account with SmartClient.

 Recommended Process

We recommend the following process which maintains the SSO (and prevents username/password from being used) for any user logging in to while also preserving the machine to machine communications required by CloudExtend by allowing the user to use standard credentials securely.

 Clone the role your NetSuite user would normally login under.

Remove the Single Sign On Requirement

Check off ‘Web Services Only’


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