CloudHealth 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 CloudHealth

Step 1: Obtain information from 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

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenSAML apps.
  3. Click Add "" at the bottom right.
  4. Locate and click CloudHealth in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page:
    1. Copy and save the SSO URL.
    2. Download the Certificate.
Step 2: Set up CloudHealth as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Log in to CloudHealth as an admin, and go to Manage Apps.
  2. Click CloudHealth.
  3. Click Single Sign-On.
  4. Click Save Settings.
  5. Download the certificate and copy the SSO URL from Google. 
  6. Email both of these to your CloudHealth support contact. 
    CloudHealth configures SAML for their application. 
  7. When CloudHealth responds and sends you the Callback URL and Audience, proceed to step 3.
Step 3: Finish setting up Google as a SAML Identity Provider (IdP)
  1. In Google, at the Google IDP Information page (step 1), click Next.
    The Basic information window shows the Application name and Description seen by users.
  2. Click Next.
    On the Service Provider Details page, the ACS URL and Entity ID fields are automatically populated.
  3. Replace {mydomain} with your CloudHealth domain.
  4. Make sure the Callback URL CloudHealth gave you matches the ACS URL, and the Audience CloudHealth gave you matches the suggested Entity ID. (If the formats differ, use the CloudHealth URLs.)
    The default Name ID is the primary email.
  5. Click Next.
  6. On the Attribute Mapping page, set Select category and Select user field values as follows for the listed attributes:
    Application attribute Select category Select user field
    name Basic Information First Name
    email Basic Information Primary Email
    roles Employee Details Job Title
  7. Click Finish.
Step 4: Enable the CloudHealth cloud app
  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenSAML apps.
  3. Select CloudHealth.
  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. 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. (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 CloudHealth cloud user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 5: Verify that SSO is working

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


  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenSAML apps.
  3. Select CloudHealth.
  4. At the top left, click Test SAML login

    CloudHealth 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.


  1. Close all browser windows.
  2. Go to your CloudHealth site and try to sign in.
    You should be redirected to the Google sign-in page.
  3. Enter your username and password.
    After your credentials are authenticated, you are redirected to CloudHealth cloud.

If the user account authenticated by Google IdP does not already exist in CloudHealth cloud, a new account is automatically provisioned by CloudHealth cloud for the signed-in user.

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