Jenkins 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 Jenkins

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 Jenkins in the search field.
  5. In the search results, hover over the Jenkins SAML app and click Select
  6. On the Google Identity Provider details page, download the IDP metadata.
  7. Click Continue.
  8. On the Service provider details page, click Continue.
  9. Note: Attribute mapping is not required for Jenkins.

  10. On the Attribute mapping page, click Finish.
Step 2: Set up Jenkins as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)
  1. Open a new incognito browser window.
  2. Sign in to https://wiki.jenkins.io/login.action with your organization's Jenkins administrator account.
  3. Click on your account name. 

  4. Click Manage Jenkins and then Configure Global Security.

  5. Check the Enable Security box.

  6. Under the Security Realm section, select SAML 2.0.

  7. In the IdP Metadata field, paste the content of the metadata you downloaded in Step 1.

  8. At Authorization, select the appropriate option.

  9. Click Save.
Step 3: Enable the Jenkins 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 Jenkins.
  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 Jenkins user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 4: Verify that the SSO is working
  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 Jenkins.
  4. At the top left, click Test SAML login

    Jenkins 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.



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