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SafeNet Trusted Access for Google Cloud Platform

Overview

Configuring SafeNet Trusted Access for Google Cloud Platform is a three-step process:

1.Google Cloud Platform setup

2.SafeNet Trusted Access setup

3.Verify Authentication

Google Cloud Platform Setup

As a prerequisite, download the Identity Provider metadata from the SafeNet Trusted Access console by clicking the Download X.509 certificate button.

You will need this certificate in one of the steps below.

Note:  If you are adding the Google Cloud Platform app to the same STA organization where G Suite is already set up, then skip steps 1 to 7 below. In this case, add a new instance of Google Cloud Platform app to complete the configuration.

Perform the following steps to configure SafeNet Trusted Access as your Identity provider in G Suite:

1.Log in to G Suite as an administrator using the https://gsuite.google.com/ URL.

2.On the G Suite window, click Sign in.

3.In the Domain field, enter your domain name (for example, example.com), and then click GO.

4.On the login window, enter your administrator login email ID (for example, bob@example.com), and then click NEXT.

5.Enter your administrator login password, and then click NEXT.

6.On the G Suite Admin console, click Security.

7.On the Security window, click Set up single sign-on (SSO).

8.Select the Setup SSO with third party identity provider check box, and then perform the following steps:

a.In the Sign-in page URL field, enter the SingleSignOnService URL, displayed on the SafeNet Trusted Access console.

b.In the Sign-out page URL field, enter https://accounts.google.com/logout.

c.In the Change password URL field, enter https://accounts.google.com/signin/recovery.

d.Select the Use a domain specific issuer check box.

e.In the Verification certificate field, click CHOOSE FILE to search and select the Identity Provider certificate, you downloaded earlier from the SafeNet Trusted Access console.

f.Click UPLOAD.

g.Click SAVE.

SafeNet Trusted Access Setup

After completing the first step of configuring SafeNet Trusted Access in Google Cloud Platform, the second step is to activate the Google Cloud Platform application in SafeNet Trusted Access by performing the following steps:

1.In the Applications pane, you will notice that the Google Cloud Platform application you added earlier is currently inactive by default. To configure and activate this application, click the application (for example, Google Cloud Platform) and proceed to the next step.

2.Under STA Setup, in the Domain Name field, enter the domain name (for example, example.com) you entered in step 3 of Google Cloud Platform Setup.

3.Click Save Configuration to save the details and activate the Google Cloud Platform application in SafeNet Trusted Access.

Verify Authentication

Using STA Console

Navigate to the Google Cloud Platform application URL, https://www.google.com/a/<Domain Name>/ServiceLogin?continue=https://console.cloud.google.com. Here, <Domain Name> is the domain name, you entered in step 3 of Google Cloud Platform setup. You will be redirected to the SafeNet Trusted Access sign-in page. Enter your primary directory login information, approve the two-factor authentication, and you should be redirected to the Google Cloud Platform support portal after authentication.

Using STA User Portal

Navigate to the User Portal URL to log in to the STA User Portal dashboard. On the dashboard, you will see a list of applications to which you have access. Click the Google Cloud Platform application icon, you should be redirected to the Google Cloud Platform support portal after authentication.

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