Configure the LinkedIn provider for portals

As explained in Configure ah OAuth 2.0 provider for portals, LinkedIn is one of several identity providers that use the OAuth 2.0 protocol. To get started with configuring LinkedIn as the identity provider, select Configure from the provider settings page.

Configure the LinkedIn app

Step 1. Create the LinkedIn app

On the identity provider configuration steps, you'll see a Reply URL for your portal in step 1. You need to create an app in LinkedIn with this reply URL.


The Reply URL is used by the LinkedIn app to redirect users to the portal after the authentication succeeds. If your portal uses a custom domain name, you might have a different URL than the one provided here.​

To create an app in LinkedIn

  1. Open LinkedIn Developer Network.

  2. Select Add New Application.

    • Enter the app details, such as Application Name and Description.
    • Enter the portal URL, such as
    • Set OAuth User Agreement/Default Scope: r\_basicprofie and r\_emailaddress.
    • Enter the OAuth 2.0 Reply URL from the identity provider configuration step 1. For example,
  3. Select Add Application.

Step 2. Configure site settings

After you've created the app in LinkedIn, configure the site settings for the provider:

  • Client ID: A unique app ID generated by LinkedIn for your app.​
  • Client Secret: The app secret for your LinkedIn app.​

(Optional) Step 3. Additional settings

To configure Additional settings for the LinkedIn provider, see Configure additional settings for OAuth 2.0 providers.


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