Robin 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 Robin

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

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenSAML apps.
  3. Click Add at the bottom right.
  4. Locate and click Robin in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page, enter the following information:
    1. Copy and save the SSO URL and the Entity ID.
    2. Download and save 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 and the Entity ID.
  8. Click Signed Response.
  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
    Email Basic Information Primary Email
    FirstName Basic Information First Name
    LastName Basic Information Last Name
  11. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Robin as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window, and sign in to Robin® as an administrator.
  2. Go to Settings and then Integrations.
  3. Scroll to SAML 2.0 and click Add.
  4. From the Provider list, choose Custom.
  5. Enter the following information:
    1. SAML SSO URL: Enter the SSO URL you copied in step 1.
    2. Identity Provider Issuer: Enter the Entity ID you copied in step 1.
    3. Public Certificate: Open and paste the contents of the Certificate you downloaded from Google in step 1.
  6. Click Save.
Step 3: Enable the Robin 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 Robin.
  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 Robin user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that SSO is working
  1. Open a new incognito browser window and go to your Robin 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 Robin.


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