Adaptive Insights 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 Adaptive Insights

Step 1: Get the SSO URL from Adaptive Insights

  1. Login to Adaptive Insights as an Admin.
  2. Click Settings and then Administration and then User and Roles and then SAML SSO Settings.
  3. Copy and save the Adaptive Insights SSO URL.
Step 2: 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 Adaptive Insights in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page:
    • Copy and save the SSO URL.
    • Copy and save the Entity ID.
    • Download the Certificate.
  6. Click Next.
    The Basic information window shows the Application name and Description seen by users.
  1. Click Next.
  2. On the Service Provider Details page, edit the ACS URL and Entity ID values by entering the Adaptive Insights SSO URL you copied and saved in step 1.
  3. The default Name ID is the primary email. 
  4. Leave the Name ID Format as Unspecified.
  5. Click Finish.
Step 3: Set up Adaptive Insights as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Login to Adaptive Insights as an Admin.
  2. Click Settings and then Administration and then User and Roles and then SAML SSO Settings.
  3. Enter the following information:
    • Identity provider name - GSuite.
    • Identity provider Entity ID - Entity ID you copied and saved in step 2.
    • Identity provider SSO URL - SSO URL you copied and saved in step 2.
    • Custom logout URL - leave blank.
    • Identity Provider Certificate - upload the certificate you downloaded in step 2.
    • SAML user id - select User's Adaptive Insights user name.
    • SAML User id location - select User id in NameID of Subject.
      • SAML NameID format - Unspecified​.
    • Enable SAML - select option 2 or 3.
  4. Click Save.
Step 4: Enable the Adaptive Insights 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 Adaptive Insights.
  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 Adaptive Insights user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 5: Verify that SSO is working
  1. Close all browser windows.
  2. Open  https://login.adaptiveinsights.com and enter the username only and not the password.
  3. Click Submit. You should be redirected to the Google sign-in page.
  4. Enter your user name and password.

After your credentials are authenticated, you are redirected back to Adaptive Insights.

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