Robin 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 Robin

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 Robin in the search field.
  5. In the search results, hover over the Robin SAML app and click Select.
  6. On the Google Identity Provider details page:
    • Copy and save the SSO URL and the Entity ID.
    • Download and save the Certificate.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. The Service provider details page shows the ACS URL and the Entity ID.
  9. Click Signed Response.
  10. Click Continue.
  11. On the Attribute mapping page, click the Select field menu and map the following Google directory attributes to their corresponding Robin attributes:
     Google directory attribute Robin attribute
    Basic Information > Primary email Email
    Basic Information > First name FirstName
    Basic Information > Last name LastName
  12. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Robin as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window, and sign in to Robin as an administrator.
  2. Go to Settings and then Integrations.
  3. Scroll to SAML 2.0 and click Add.
  4. From the Provider list, choose Custom.
  5. Enter the following information:
    1. SAML SSO URL: Enter the SSO URL you copied in step 1.
    2. Identity Provider Issuer: Enter the Entity ID you copied in step 1.
    3. Public Certificate: Open and paste the contents of the Certificate you downloaded from Google in step 1.
  6. Click Save.
Step 3: Enable the Robin 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 Robin.
  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 Robin user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that SSO is working

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

    Robin 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. Open a new incognito browser window and go to your Robin 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 Robin.


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