InVisionApp 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 InVisionApp

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

Step 1: Get Google identity provider (IdP) information
  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. In the Set up single sign-on (SSO) section:
    • Copy and save the SSO URL.
    • Copy and save the Entity ID.
    • Download the Certificate.

In the next step, you send this information to InVision via email. After they respond, you return to the Admin console in Step 3 below to finish SSO configuration.

Step 2: Set up InVisionApp as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)

Send an email to InVision support requesting a trial enterprise account. Include the following identity provider (IdP) information copied in Step 1:

  • SSO URL 
  • Entity ID 
  • Attach the certificate and the IDP metadata you downloaded in Step 1 as text file attachments to the email.

InVision will process your request and let you know when your trial account is set up. They will also provide you with the Service Provider URL you need to configure SSO in the Admin console in the next step.

Step 3: 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 InVisionApp in the search field.
  5. In the search results, hover over the InVisionApp SAML app and click Select.
  6. Click Continue.
  7. On the Service provider details page, edit the ACS URL and Entity ID,  replacing {subdomain} with the subdomain name in the URL provided by InVision.
  8. Click Continue.

    Note: Attribute mapping is not required for InVisionApp.

  9. On the Attribute mapping page, click Finish.
Step 4: Enable InVisionApp
  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 InVisionApp.
  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 InVisionApp user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 5: Verify that the SSO is working

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

    InVisionApp 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://{subdomain}.invisionapp.com/ and attempt to sign in. You should be automatically redirected to the Google sign in page.
  3. Enter your sign in credentials.
  4. After your sign in credentials are authenticated, you are automatically redirected back to InVisionApp.


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