LearnCore cloud application

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 LearnCore

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 LearnCore in the search field.
  5. In the search results, hover over the LearnCore SAML app and click Select.
  6. On the Google Identity Provider details page, download the Metadata XML.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. On the Service provider details page Click Continue.
  9. On the Attribute Mapping page, click the Select field menu and map the following Google directory attributes to their corresponding LearnCore attributes:
    .
    Google directory attribute LearnCore attribute
    Basic Information > Primary Email NameID
    Basic Information > First Name User.FirstName
    Basic Information > Last Name User.LastName
  10. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up LearnCore as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)

Send an email to your support contact at LearnCore to let them know you'd like to enable SAML on your account. Include the Metadata XML you downloaded in step 1.

LearnCore will let you know when they enable SAML on their side.

Step 3: Enable the LearnCore 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 LearnCore.
  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 LearnCore user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that SSO is working

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

    LearnCore 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. Go to your LeanCore instance.  
    You should be redirected to the Google sign-in page.
  2. Enter your username and password. 
    After your credentials are authenticated, you are redirected to LearnCore.


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