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Google is making it easy for admins to enable single sign-on for thousands of additional apps that don’t support modern authentication standards like SAML and OIDC. The combination of standards based and password-vaulted app support will deliver one of the largest SSO app catalogs in the industry.
Admins and end users
Why you’d use it
Google supports single sign-on for apps in the G Suite Marketplace, apps that support SAML or OIDC as an authentication mechanism, and apps that leverage LDAP for sign-on. While this existing solution works for many apps, some of our customers rely on apps that don’t support these standards. others don’t support federated single sign-on. This release provides seamless one-click access for users and a single point of management, visibility, and control for admins.
With password vaulting, admins can:
- Manage credentials in a single space,
- Securely enable access to shared credentials,
- Manage access to app credentials based on group membership, and
- Log and access reports on usage of the credentials within their organization.
End users can view and login to their apps with a single click within a new user dashboard.
How to get started
- Admins: To get started, see our Help Center for detailed instructions on how to:
- End Users: You can view a list of your apps in the dashboard and login with a single click.
- Help Center: About password vaulted apps
- Help Center: Add apps to the password vaulted apps service
- Help Center: Add, edit, or delete app login credentials
- Help Center: Grant or remove access to apps
- Help Center: Using SAML to set up federated SSO
- Help Center: Set up your own custom SAML application
- Available to G Suite Enterprise, G Suite Enterprise for Education, and Cloud Identity Premium
- Not available to G Suite Basic, G Suite Business, G Suite for Education, or G Suite for Nonprofits
- This feature will be available by default.
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