Tinfoil Security cloud application

You must be signed in as a super administrator for this task.

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 Tinfoil Security

Before you begin

Before configuring SSO, sign in to Tinfoil Security® and get the account ID for your organization:

  1. Click My Account and then Security and then SSO
  2. Copy the account ID value.
  3. From the Admin Console dashboard, go to Users .
  4. In the toolbar, click Manage user attributes  User attributes .
  5. Click Add Custom Category.
  6. In the Custom category name field, enter a name. For example, TINFOIL_ATTR.
  7. In the Attribute name field, enter the account ID.
  8. From the Type list, select Text
  9. From the Multiple values list, select No.
  10. From the Private list, select Yes.
  11. Click Add and then click Done.
  12. In the Users page, select the Admin user to use for SAML configuration.
  13. Click Account and scroll down to find the Manage user attributes section with the category and custom attributes you created.
  14. Click Edit to add custom attribute values.
  15. Click Previous or Next to toggle among the categories until you see the attribute added in line 4.
  16. Once in the required attribute screen, paste the account-id value provided from Tinfoil
  17. Click Update User.
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 Tinfoil Security 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, keep all the default values. 
  9. Click Next.
  10. On the Attribute Mapping page, set Select category and Select user field values as follows for the listed attributes:
Application attribute Select category Select user field
accountid Category provided for account_id. account_id
  1. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Tinfoil Security as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window.
  2. Sign in to https://www.tinfoilsecurity.com with your organization's Tinfoil Security administrator account.
  3. Select My Account on the right. 

  4. Click Security on the left.

  5. Check Enable SAML.

  6. Select Manual Configuration.

  7. In the SAML Post URL field, enter the SSO URL you copied in step 1.

  8. In the SAML Certificate Fingerprint field, paste the certificate you downloaded in step 1.

  9. Enter your administrator password and click Save.
Step 3: Enable the Tinfoil Security 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 Tinfoil Security.
  4. At the top right of the gray box, click Edit Service Compose.

  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. Ensure that your Tinfoil Security user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that the SSO is working
  1. 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. 

  2. Click the plus (+) icon at bottom right. 
  3. Locate and click Tinfoil Security in the application list.
  4. Enter your user name and password.

After your credentials are authenticated, you are redirected back to Tinfoil Security.

Was this helpful?
How can we improve it?