Emburse 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 Emburse

Here's how to set up single sign-on (SSO) via SAML for the Emburse® application.

Step 1: Get Google identity provider (IdP) information
  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 Emburse in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page, download the IDP metadata file.

Leave the Admin console open, you'll continue with the configuration wizard after performing the next step in Emburse.

Step 2: Set up Emburse as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window.
  2. Sign in to https://app.emburse.com/login?next=/members with your organization's Emburse admin account.
  3. Navigate to Admin and then Company Settings.
  4. In Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings, click Enable Single Sign-On.
  5. Enter your organization's domain name and click Next.
  6. Paste the Google IdP metadata you downloaded in Step 1 into the IdP Metadata text input area in Emburse.
  7. Click Save.
  8. Copy and save the Single Sign-on URL (ACS URL). You'll use this URL to finish SSO configuration in the Admin console in the Step 3.
Step 3: Finish SSO configuration in Admin console
  1. Return to the Admin console browser tab.
  2. In the SSO configuration wizard, click Next.

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

  3. Click Next.
  4. On the Service Provider Details page, replace the default ACS URL with the ACS URL you copied from Emburse in Step 2.
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the Attribute Mapping page, set the Select category and Select user field values as follows for the listed attributes:
     
    Application attribute Select category Select user field
    firstName Basic Information First Name
    lastName Basic Information Last Name
  7. Click Finish.
Step 4: Enable the Emburse 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 Emburse.
  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 Emburse user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 5: Verify that the SSO is working
  1. Open https://app.emburse.com/login?next=/members , enter your account email address, and click Next.
  2. Click Log in with SSO. You should be redirected to the Google sign-in page.
  3. Enter your email address and password and click Sign in.

    As part of Emburse’s two-factor authentication process, a verification code is sent to the phone associated with your admin account.

  4. Click Verify Code.

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

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