Aha cloud application

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Using Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), your users can use their Google Cloud credentials to sign in to enterprise-cloud applications.

Set up SSO via SAML for Aha

Here's how to set up single sign-on(SSO) via SAML for the Aha® application.

Step 1: Set up Google as a SAML identity provider (IdP)
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Apps and then SAML Apps.

    To see Apps on the Home page, you might have to click More controls at the bottom. 

  3. Click the plus (+) icon at bottom right.
  4. Locate and click Aha in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page, download the IDP metadata.
  6. Click Next.

    The Basic information window shows the Application name and Description seen by users.

  7. Click Next.
  8. On the Service Provider Details page, edit the ACS URL and Entity ID,  replacing {your‑domain} with your domain name.
  9. Click Next.
  10. On the Attribute Mapping page, click Add new mapping and add the following attributes:
     
    Application attribute Select category Select user field
    EmailAddress Basic Information Primary Email
    FirstName Basic Information First Name
    LastName Basic Information Last Name
  11. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Aha as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window.
  2. Sign in to https://{your_domain}.aha.io.com with your organization's Aha administrator account.
  3. From the Aha home page, click the Settings icon at upper right, then click Account.
  4. In the left menu, click Security and single sign-on.
  5. For Identity provider, choose SAML 2.0.
  6. For Name, enter 'Gsuite'.
  7. For Configure using, click Metadata file.
  8. Next to Metadata file, click Choose File, then locate and select the IDP metadata file you downloaded in Step 1 above.
  9. Click Enable.
Step 3: Enable the Aha app
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Apps and then SAML Apps.

    To see Apps on the Home page, you might have to click More controls at the bottom. 

  3. Select Aha.
  4. At the top right of the gray box, click Edit Service Compose.

  5. To apply settings to all organizations, click On for everyone or Off for everyone, and then click Save

  6. To apply settings to individual organizational units, do the following: 

    • At the left, select the organizational unit that contains the users whose settings you want to change.
    • To change the setting, select On or Off.
    • To keep the setting the same, even if the parent setting changes, click Override.
    • If the organization's status is already Overridden, choose an option:
      Inherit—Reverts to the same setting as its parent.
      Save—Saves your new setting (even if the parent setting changes).

    Learn more about the organizational structure.

  7. Ensure that your Aha user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that the SSO is working
  1. Close all browser windows.
  2. Open https://{your_domain}.aha.com and attempt to sign in. You should be automatically redirected to the Google sign-in page.
  3. Enter your username and password.

After your sign in credentials are authenticated, you are automatically redirected back to Aha.

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