GoodData 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 GoodData

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

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenSAML apps.
  3. Click Add Add at the bottom right.
  4. Locate and click GoodData in the application list.
  5. On the Google IDP Information page, download the IDP metadata.
  6. Click Next.

    The Basic information window shows the Application name and Description seen by users.

  7. Click Next.
  8. On the Service Provider Details page, edit the ACS URLEntity ID, and Start URL, replacing {your-hostname} with the URL you use to access GoodData (don't include the "https://" prefix of the URL).
  9. Click Finish.
Step 2: Set up GoodData as a SAML 2.0 service provider (SP)

Contact GoodData support and request that SSO be enabled for your account. Send GoodData support the IDP metadata file you downloaded in Step 1. GoodData support will contact you when they've enabled SSO for your account.

Step 3: Enable the GoodData 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 GoodData.
  4. At the top right of the gray box, click Edit Service Compose.

  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 GoodData user account login IDs match those in your Google domain.

Step 4: Verify that the SSO is working

You can test SSO by opening GoodData from within the Admin console:

  1. In the Admin console, click the App Launcher App Launcher and then More, and locate GoodData.
  2. Click the icon to launch the app. You should be redirected to GoodData.
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