Monday 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 Monday

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 @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenWeb and mobile apps.
  3. Click Add appand thenSearch for apps.
  4. Enter Monday in the search field.
  5. In the search results, hover over the Monday SAML app and click Select.
  6. On the Google Identity Provider details page:
    • Copy and save the SSO URL and Entity ID.
    • Download the Certificate.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. On the Service provider details page, edit the ACS URL by replacing {your-domain} with your Monday installation's subdomain.
  9. Click Continue.

    Note: Attribute mapping is not required for Monday.

  10. On the Attribute mapping page, click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Monday as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window and sign in into Monday as an administrator.
  2. Navigate to Admin and then Security and then Security & Authentication Settings.
  3. In the SAML section, select the Custom SAML 2.0 radio button.
  4. Enter the following information copied from Google in Step 1 above:
    • SAML SSO Url: the SSO URL.
    • Identity provider issuer: the Entity ID.
    • Public certificate: the certificate content.
  5. Click Activate.
Step 3: Enable the Monday app
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using an account with super administrator privileges (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenWeb and mobile apps.
  3. Select Monday.
  4. Click User access.
  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. (Optional) To turn a service on or off for an organizational unit:

    1. At the left, select the organizational unit.
    2. Select On or Off.
    3. Click Override to keep your setting if the service for the parent organizational unit is changed.
    4. If Overridden is already set for the organizational unit, 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 Monday user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.

Step 4: Verify that the SSO is working

Monday supports both Identity Provider (IdP) initiated and Service Provider (SP) initiated SSO. Follow these steps to verify SSO in either mode:

IdP-initiated

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using an account with super administrator privileges (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenWeb and mobile apps.
  3. Select Monday.
  4. At the top left, click Test SAML login

    Monday should open in a separate tab. If it doesn’t, use the information in the resulting SAML error messages to update your IdP and SP settings as needed, then retest SAML login.

SP-initiated

  1. Close all browser windows.
  2. Open https://{your-domain}.monday.com/saml/saml_callback and attempt to sign in with the Google email ID of the user. You should be redirected to the Google sign-in page.
  3. Enter your username and password.

After your credentials are authenticated, you are redirected back to Monday.

Step 6: Set up auto-provisioning

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