RECOG cloud application

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Using Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML), your users can use their Google Cloud credentials to sign in to enterprise-cloud applications.

Set up SSO via SAML for RECOG

Here's how to set up single sign-on (SSO) via SAML for the RECOG application.

Step 1: Get Google identity provider (IdP) information
  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 Securityand thenSet up single sign-on (SSO) for SAML applications.

    You must be signed in as a super administrator for this task.

  3. In the Set up single sign-on (SSO) section:
    • Copy and save the SSO URL and Entity ID.
    • Download the Certificate.

In the next step, you send this information to RECOG via email. After they respond, you return to the Admin console in Step 3 below to finish SSO configuration.

Step 2: Send IdP information to RECOG

Email RECOG at dev@5smile.com and ask them to enable SAML 2.0 for your organization.

  1. Include the following identity provider (IdP) information copied in Step 1:
    • SSO URL 
    • Entity ID 
    • Attach the certificate you downloaded in Step 1 as a text file attachment to the email.
  2. Ask RECOG to provide you with your organization's "subdomain", a unique value you need to finish configuring SSO in the Admin console in Step 3 below.
Step 3: 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 RECOG in the search field.
  5. In the search results, hover over the RECOG SAML app and click Select.
  6. On the Google Identity Provider details page, click Continue.
  7. On the Service provider details page, edit the ACS URL and Entity ID,  replacing {subdomain} with the subdomain name provided by RECOG.
  8. Click Continue.

    Note: Attribute mapping is not required for RECOG.

  9. On the Attribute mapping page, click Finish.
Step 4: Enable the RECOG 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 RECOG
  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 RECOG user account email IDs match those in your Google domain.
Step 5: Verify that the SSO is working

Note: RECOG only supports IdP initiated SSO. You can’t use SSO if you sign in directly to RECOG.

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

    RECOG 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.

You should be automatically redirected to your RECOG account.

Step 5: Set up auto-provisioning

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