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JumpCloud SAML SSO Setup Guide

This documentation describes the SAML Single Sign-on feature guide for the account/user. The document includes detailed steps for activating the SAML SSO feature and configuration steps for JumpCloud. 

To get access to the SAML Single Sign-on for the account/user, the following steps should be completed:

  1. The subscription plan should support SAML Single Sign-on  

  2. The account should be active

  3. The super admin of the account and users should be active


SAML SSO Configuration Steps for JumpCloud

  1. Login to the main user’s account

  2. Go to the settings and click the SAML Single Sign-on

  3. Click the Connect Identity Provider button

  1. On the opened page, type the connection name

  2. Copy the Entity ID and Assertion Consumer Service URL and add to the Single Sign-On Configuration section on the JumpCloud 

Note: JumpCloud IdP users are required to enter the Entity ID URL in two fields: IdP Entity ID and SP Entity ID. Make sure your users are assigned to your application.

  1. Once URLs are added on JumpCloud, save changes and Export the metadata 

  1. Upload the exported metadata to the platform in order to complete the configuration process

  2. Enable or Disable the “Force IdP Re-authentication” option 

  3. Enable or Disable the “Prepopulate the User Email Address” option

  4. Click the Create Connection button

  5. Your connection is created!

Information about SAML Single Sign-on Login Session

For JumpCloud after the 1st sign-in the user's email is added automatically, you need to then continue and enter a password. 

Contact us for further information, or read our SSO SAML user guide to configure SSO setups for other identity providers.

PowerDMARC is the author of this solution article.

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