Moxtra 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 Moxtra

Step 1: 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 @gmail.com).

  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 Moxtra in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page, copy the SSO URL and EntityID and download the certificate.
  6. Click Next.

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

  7. Click Next.

    Complete step 2 below and save the ACS URL before continuing.

  8. On the Service Provider Details page, edit the ACS URL, entering the value provided by Moxtra after completing step 2. 
  9. 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
firstname Basic Information First Name
lastname Basic Information Last Name
  1. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Moxtra as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window.
  2. Sign in to https://www.moxtra.com with your organization's Moxtra administrator account.
  3. Click Admin on the left, then SAML Single Sign-on.

  4. Click new to create the SAML config.

  5. In the Name field, enter a unique name.

  6. In the Idp Entity ID field, enter the Entity ID you copied in step 1.

  7. From the SP Entity ID list, select https://www.moxtra.com.

  8. Check enable saml.

  9. In the Login URL field, enter the SSO URL you copied in step 1.

  10. In the AuthnContextClassRef field, enter urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:ac:classes:unspecified.

  11. In the NameID Format field, select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:nameid-format:persistent.

  12. In the Certificate field, paste the content of the certificate you downloaded in step 1.

  13. In the SAML email domain field, enter your domain name.

  14. Click Save/Update.

If it is successfully saved, the ACS URL is displayed in the Access Consumer Service Endpoint field.

Step 3: Enable the Moxtra 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 Appsand thenSAML apps.
  3. Select Moxtra.
  4. Click User access.
  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 Moxtra user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that the SSO is working

Moxtra supports both Identity Provider (IdP) initiated and Service Provider (SP) initiated SSO. Follow these steps to verify SSO in either mode:

IdP-initiated

  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 Appsand thenSAML apps.
  3. Select Moxtra.
  4. At the top left, click Test SAML login

    Moxtra should open in a separate tab. If it doesn’t, use the information in the resulting SAML error messages to update your IdP and SP settings as needed, then retest SAML login.

SP-initiated

  1. Close all browser windows.
  2. Open https://www.moxtra.com/service/?type=web#/ssologin and attempt to sign in. 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 Moxtra.


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