ScreenSteps 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 ScreenSteps

Step 1: Get SAML Consumer URL for Screen Steps
  1. In a new browser tab, log into your ScreenSteps application as an administrator.
  2. Click Account Settings.
  3. Click Single Sign-On and then Create Single Sign-on Endpoint.
  4. Copy the SAML Consumer URL and the SAML Test URL.
Step 2: Set up Google as a SAML identity provider (IdP)
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using an account with super administrator privileges (does not end in

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenSAML apps.
  3. Click the plus (+) icon at the bottom right. 
  4. Locate and click ScreenSteps in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page, download the certificate and copy the SSO URL.
  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 by entering the SAML Consumer URL you copied in step 1. Leave the Entity ID as ScreenSteps-Live.
  9. The default Name ID is the primary email. 
  10. Leave the Name ID Format as Email.
  11. Click Finish.
Step 3: Set up ScreenSteps as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Return to the SSO setup screen in ScreenSteps.
  2. Upload the Google IDP certificate you downloaded in step 2.

  3. In the Title field, enter the name of your organization.

  4. In the Mode field, enter SAML.

  5. In the Remote Login URL field, enter the SSO URL you copied in step 2.

  6. Leave the Remote Logout URL field blank.

  7. Click Save.
Step 4: Enable the ScreenSteps app
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenSAML apps.
  3. Select ScreenSteps.
  4. At the top right of the gray box, click Edit Service .

  5. To turn on or off a service for everyone in your organization, click On for everyone or Off for everyone, and then click Save.

  6. To turn on or off a service only for users in an organizational unit:

    1. At the left, select the organizational unit.
    2. Select On or Off.
    3. To keep the service turned on or off even when the service is turned on or off for the parent organizational unit, click Override.
    4. 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 organizational structure.

  7. (Optional) Turn on the service for a group of users.
    Use access groups to turn on a service for specific users within or across your organizational units. Learn more

  8. Ensure that your ScreenSteps user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.

Step 5: Verify that the SSO is working

  1. Close all browser windows.
  2. Open the SAML Test URL you copied in step 1. You should be redirected to the Google sign-in page.
  3. Enter your user name and password.

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

ScreenSteps supports IdP initiated flows only. SP initiated flows are not supported.

Step 6: Set up user provisioning
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