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Creating a Vidyo/SAML Application on Google Apps

  1. In your Google Admin console (at

  2. Go to SAML Apps.

  3. Select the Add a service/App to your domain link or click the plus (+) icon in the bottom corner.

  4. Click Setup my own custom SAML App. The Google IDP Information window opens and the Single Sign-On URL and the Entity ID URL fields automatically populate.

  5. Click DOWNLOAD next to Option 2, IDP metadata, then click Next

  6. In the Basic Application Information window, add an application name and description.

  7. In the Service Provider Details window, add an ACS URL, an Entity ID, and set NameID to match what you will use as the username attribute
    • ACS URL - Extract the URL from the portal SP metadata, or use the following format: https://<tenantURL>/saml/SSO/alias/<TenantName>
    • Entity ID - The VidyoPortal Entity ID is set to the tenant URL by default


  8. Select Add New Mapping

  9. Setup the attributes statements in the Attributes Statements section based on your requirements for portal users. You need at the minimum, username, displayname, and email. Other attributes can be configured as you need.

  10. At the top of the gray box, click More Settings and choose "ON for everyone" or "ON for some organizations" and select the organizations to assign the app to userson_or_off.png

  11. Open that was download in Step 5 and paste the data into Identity Provider (idP) Metadata XML field

  12. Match the mapping based on the attributes configured in Google Apps

  13. Log in using any of the following options:
    • Browse to the tenant URL.
    • Setup VD in SAML mode using the tenant URL.
    • Log in to VidyoConnect using the portal address
    • Log in using VidyoMobile.

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