Bime cloud application

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

Set up SSO via SAML for Bime

Before configuring SSO, ask Bime support to provide a unique Bime domain for your organization. This is provided after registration.

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 thenbottom right.
  4. Locate and click Bime in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page:
    • Copy and save the SSO URL.
    • Download the Certificate and get the fingerprint using any of the online tools.
  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 Bime domain name.
  9. Edit the Start URL, replacing {url-decoded-relaystate-from-sp} with the values you got from Bime.
  10. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Bime as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window.
  2. Sign in to https://{yourdomain}.bime.io with your organization's Bime administrator account.
  3. Click on the admin icon on the left, and then Security settings at the top.
  4. In the following fields, enter the information you obtained from Google in step 1:
    • IDP Target URL: Enter the SSO URL you copied.
    • Certificate fingerprint: Paste the fingerprint you downloaded..
  5. Click Save.
Step 3: Enable the Bime 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 Bime.
  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 Bime 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://{yourdomain}.bime.io.
  3. Enter your username and password and click SAML login.

After your credentials are authenticated, you are redirected back to Bime.

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