Lifesize 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 Lifesize

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 Add Add at the bottom right.
  4. Locate and click Lifesize in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page:
    1. Copy and save the SSO URL.
    2. Copy and save the Entity ID.
    3. Download the Certificate.
  6. Click Next.

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

  7. Click Next.
    The Service Provider Details page shows the ACS URL and the Entity ID.
  8. Click Next and copy the Relay State Lifesize® gives you.
    Later in step 2, you will enter this for the Start URL.
  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
    email Basic Information Primary Email
    firstname Basic Information First Name
    lastname Basic Information Last Name
  10. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Lifesize as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window and sign in to Lifesize as an administrator.
  2. Go to Advanced Settings and then SSO Integration.
  3. Enter the following information:
    1. Certificate: Open and copy the contents of the Certificate you downloaded in step 1.
    2. Identity Provider Issuer: Enter the Entity ID you copied in step 1.
    3. Login URL: Enter the SSO URL you copied in step 1.
  4. Under Attributes, enter the values for firstnamelastname, and email in their corresponding fields.
  5. Click Test.
  6. Copy the Relay State from Lifesize and paste it in to the Start URL field in Google (step 1).
  7. Choose Enabled from the Status list.
  8. Click Update.
Step 3: Enable the Lifesize 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 Lifesize.
  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 Lifesize user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that SSO is working
  1. Go to your Lifesize instance.  
    You should be redirected to the Google sign-in page.
  2. Enter your username and password. 
    After your credentials are authenticated, you are redirected to Lifesize.

 

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