Keeper 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 Keeper

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

Step 1: Set up Keeper as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  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 Securityand thenSet up single sign-on (SSO) for SAML applications.

    You must be signed in as a super administrator for this task.

  3. Click Download to download the Google IdP metadata.
  4. Go to https://keepersecurity.com/console/#login and sign in.
  5. Click Advanced Configuration then Show Node Structure.
  6. Toggle Show Node Structure on.
  7. Click the + button to create the SSO node.
  8. Select your newly created node
  9. Add an SSO connection:
    Click the Bridge/SSO tab of the node.
    Click the  + SSO Connection link under the Manage SSO Connect for SSO - Google Workspace section.
  10. There are 2 parameters to configure here: The Enterprise Domain and the New User Provisioning option.
  11. Enter saml-sso in the Enterprise Domain field.
  12. Select Dynamically provision users upon successful login to SSO in the New User Provisioning section. 
  13. Click Save to save these items.
  14. Install Keeper SSO Connect.
  15. Download Keeper SSO Connect based on your OS. 
    Note: You'll need to update the firewall to allow access over the 8443 port. 
    At the command prompt run sudo ufw allow 8443 for Linux.
  16. Install Keeper by following instructions mentioned in the README.txt file.
  17. Sign in to Keeper SSO Connect.
    The first time logging in, you will be prompted to select the SSO Connect enterprise domain name from the admin console. Select the Google Workspace connection and then click Connect.
  18. Upload the X.509 Certificate required for SSO setup you downloaded in Step 3.
  19. Click Save to save these items.
  20. Proceed to the next section to set up Google as a SAML IdP.
Step 2: Set up Google as a SAML 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 Keeper in the search field.
  5. In the search results, hover over the Keeper SAML app and click Select
  6. On the Google Identity Provider details page, click Continue.
  7. On the Service provider details page, edit the ACS URL, Entity ID, and fields, replacing {host name} and {port} with the specific settings for your Keeper account.
  8. Click Continue.
  9. Under Attribute mapping, click the Select field menu and map the following Google directory attributes to their corresponding Keeper attributes: 
     
    Google directory attribute Keeper attribute
    Basic Information > First Name First
    Basic Information > Last Name Last
    Basic Information > Primary Email Email
  10. Click Finish.
Step 4: Enable the Keeper 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 Keeper.
  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 Keeper user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 5: Verify that the SSO is working

Keeper 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 Keeper.
  4. At the top left, click Test SAML login

    Keeper 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://hostname:port/sso-connect/saml/login and attempt to sign in. You should be automatically redirected to the Google sign in page.
  3. Enter your username and password.

After your sign in credentials are authenticated, you are automatically redirected back to Keeper.

Step 5: Set up auto-provisioning

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