Zinc 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 Zinc

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 Zinc in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page, download the IDP Metadata.
  6. Click Next.

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

  7. Click Next.
  8. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Zinc as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)

Email Zinc customer support and ask them to enable SSO for your organization. Attach the IDP Metadata downloaded in Step 1.

Step 3: Enable the Zinc 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 Zinc.
  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 Zinc user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that the SSO is working

Note: Zinc only supports SSO if you sign in from Google. You can’t use SSO if you sign in directly to Zinc.

  1. Sign in to your Google account.
  2. Click the App Launcher App Launcher and then More, and select Zinc.

    You should be automatically redirected to your Zinc account.

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