Set Up SAML with Google G Suite
This document outlines the process to register DeployGate as a SAML app in G Suite.
This operation requires “Administrator” privileges.
First, log in to G Suite’s Google Admin Console. After selecting
SAML Apps, and click
The SAML Application setup wizard will appear. In Step 1, select Setup My Own Custom App.
In Step 2, Google’s IdP Information will appear. Please enter this information into DeployGate’s SAML authentication settings wizard.
SSO URL into the
IdP SSO Target URL field and the
Entity ID into the
IdP Entity ID field. Download the certificate and upload it to DeployGate. Please use a clear and descriptive name for the IdP Name.
After moving to Step 2 of the DeployGate Settings page, please click “Next” on the G Suite Settings screen to proceed to the next Step.
Enter the SAML app’s basic information in Step 3.
DeployGate for the Application Name. For
Upload logo, upload the logo image file downloaded from Step 3 of the DeployGate Settings page.
In Step 4, enter the information for DeployGate as the Service Provider. This information is available in Step 3 of the DeployGate Settings.
ACS URL” in the “ACS URL field,
Entity ID in the
Entity ID field, and
SSO URL in the
Start URL field.
Check the box for Signed Response. Select
Basic Information - User ID for the Name ID and select
Persistent for the Name ID Format.
After entering the information, proceed to Step 5 of the G Suite Settings. Please remain on Step 3 for the DeployGate Settings.
In Step 5 of the G Suite Settings, configure user mapping. Provide the user’s email address using the
Previously, we used email addresses to identify Enterprise users, but as of August 2021, we started to use Persistent IDs. We will contact affected customers about the expiration of their old authentication settings. Please update your settings as soon as possible.
If the configuration is successful, G Suite’s SAML App Settings will be enabled.
Move to the DeployGate Settings, clicking on
Enable SAML authentication will redirect you to the G Suite login screen, and SAML authentication will be enabled.
However, at this point, only administrators can use DeployGate’s SAML authentication. To enable SAML authentication for all or specific organizational units, click Edit Service in the SAML App Settings. Select the applicable audience (all or specific organizational units) and click “ON for everyone” to enable the service. Once enabled, users can use the dedicated Enterprise login page to log in to DeployGate.