Mingle 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 Mingle

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 the bottom right.
  4. Locate and click Mingle in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page:
    • Copy and save the SSO URL.
    • Download the Certificate.
  6. Click Next.

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

  7. Click Next.

    On the Service Provider Details page, the ACS URL and Entity ID fields are automatically populated.

  8. Replace {your-subdomain} in the Start URL field with your Mingle subdomain. For example, If your domain is https://abc.mingle.thoughtworks.com, enter abc in the Start URL field.
  9. The default Name ID is the primary email. 
  10. Leave the Name ID Format as Unspecified.
  11. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Mingle as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window.
  2. Sign in to your Mingle application with your organization's Mingle administrator account.
  3. From the Mingle home page, click Admin.
  4. Select SSO Config from list.
  5. Upload the Google IdP Certificate downloaded in step 1.
  6. Click Save Changes.
Step 3: Enable the Mingle 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 Mingle.
  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 Mingle 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-subdomain.mingle.thoughtworks.com and attempt to sign in. You should be redirected to the Google sign in page.
  3. Enter your username and password.

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

If the user account authenticated by Google IdP does not already exist in Mingle, a new user account is automatically provisioned by Mingle for the signed-in user.

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