Join.Me 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 Join.Me

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 Join.Me in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page:
    1. Copy and save the SSO URL and the Entity ID.  
    2. Download the Certificate.
  1. Click Next.
    The Basic information window shows the Application name and Description seen by users.
  1. Click Next.
    After contacting Join.Me® support for the correct values (see step 2), on the Service Provider Details page, you will edit the following fields: 
  • ACS URL: Replace {your-acs-url} with the ACS Endpoint URL of Join.Me. 
  • Entity ID: Replace {your-entity-id} with the Entity ID of Join.Me.
  1. Click Next.
  1. 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
  2. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Join.Me as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Send the Certificate, SSO URL, and the Entity ID you downloaded in step 1 to your account representative at Join.Me. 

  2. Let them know you'd like to enable SAML on your account.
    Join.Me provides the ACS URL and the Entity ID (see step 1) for you to use in the corresponding fields.

  3. Repeat step 1 as needed to edit the ACS URL and Entity ID fields. 

Step 3: Enable the Join.Me 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 Join.Me.
  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 Join.Me user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that SSO is working
  1. Navigate to the URL Join.Me 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 Join.me.
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