Image Relay cloud application

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Using Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), your users can use their Google Cloud credentials to sign in to enterprise-cloud applications.

Set up SSO via SAML for Image Relay

Step 1: Get ACS URL and Entity ID from Image Relay
  1. In a new browser tab, log into Image Relay as an administrator.
  2. Go to Admin and then Account Settings and then Single Sign On Settings.
  3. In the Image Relay SAML Service Provider Details area, copy and save the following two URLs:
    • Metadata URL.
    • Assertion Consumer URL.

Leave this browser window open, you’ll return here to complete Image Relay SAML configuration after getting information from Google in Step 2.

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 ImageRelay in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page:
    • Copy and save the SSO URL.
    • Download the Certificate.
  6. Click Next.

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

  7. Click Next.
  8. On the Service Provider Details page, edit the ACS URL and Entity ID fields as follows:
    • Replace {acs-url-provided-by-sp} with the Assertion Consumer URL you copied from Image Relay in Step 1 above.
    • Replace {metadata-url-provided-by-sp} with the Metadata URL you copied from Image Relay in Step 1.
  9. Click Finish.
Step 3: Set up Image Relay as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Return to the browser window containing the Image Relay SSO settings and scroll up to SAML Settings.
  2. Enter or select the following values:
    • Sign In URL (SSO):  Enter the SSO URL you copied from Google in Step 2 above.
    • Name Id Format:  urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress
    • Binding Option:  Redirect Binding
    • x.509 Certificate:  Paste the certificate downloaded in Step 2.
  3. Click Save.
Step 4: Enable the Image Relay 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 ImageRelay.
  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 Image Relay user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 5: Verify that the SSO is working
  1. Open a new browser window and navigate to https://{yourdomain}.imagerelay.com/library, replacing {yourdomain} with your Image Relay domain.
  2. In the Employees Log In area click Log In. You should be automatically redirected to the Google sign-in page.
  3. Enter your sign in credentials.

    After your sign-in credentials are authenticated you're automatically redirected back to Image Relay.

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