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Connect ConfigCat with Google via SAML.

Introduction#

Each SSO Identity Provider requires specific information to configure a SAML integration. The following guide will walk you through on how you can connect ConfigCat with Google as a SAML Identity Provider.

1. Create a SAML Application in Google#

  • Log in to Google Admin console, select Apps from the side menu, then select Web and mobile apps.

  • Click Add App, then select Add custom SAML app.

  • Enter a descriptive App name, then click CONTINUE.

The next step will guide you on how to configure ConfigCat with appearing information.

2. Configure ConfigCat with SAML Details from Google#

  • Copy the value of SSO URL and Certificate fields and save them for further use.

  • Open your organization's authentication settings on the ConfigCat dashboard.

  • Select the domain you want to configure with SAML, and click Set under the SAML SSO status.

  • Select the 2. Set up ConfigCat step, click Manual Configuration, then paste the copied values into the appearing fields.

  • Click CONTINUE on the Google App configuration.

The next step will guide you on how to configure the Google App with details provided by ConfigCat.

3. Configure the Google Application with Service Provider Details from ConfigCat#

  • Select 1. Set up your Identity Provider step on the ConfigCat configuration dialog, and copy the following values to the Google App.

    • Entity ID -> Entity ID

    • Assertion Consumer Service -> ACS URL

    • Make sure the Signed response option is checked.

    • Select EMAIL as Name ID format.

    • Select Basic Information > Primary email as Name ID.

    • Click CONTINUE.

  • Click FINISH.

  • Click Save on the ConfigCat SAML configuration dialog.

4. Give Users Access to the Application#

  • Click on View details under the User access section.

  • Select ON for everyone, then click SAVE.

5. Sign In#

  • Go to the ConfigCat Log In page, and click COMAPNY ACCOUNT - SAML.

  • Sign in with your company email address used in Google.

  • ConfigCat will redirect you to Google's sign in page. Type your credentials, and sign in.

  • You should be redirected to ConfigCat signed in with your company account.

5. Next Steps#