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Single Sign On (SSO) with UserEcho

Important: This article contains out-of-date information. For current application information, see Connecting Applications with JumpCloud Using Pre-Built Connectors.



  • How to configure User authorization.
  • SAML 2.0 Just-In-Time (JIT) user provisioning is supported by UserEcho.

Configure the Service Provider

  1. Log in to UserEcho as an administrator.
  2. Select on your display name in the upper right corner.
  3. Select Setup from the drop-down menu.
  4. Select **Integrations in the sidenav.
  5. Select Website.
  6. Select Single sign-on (SAML).
  7. In the SAML SSO URL field, enter https://sso.jumpcloud.com/saml2/userecho (this is the default IdP URL).
  8. In the X.509 Certificate field, paste the contents of your public certificate.
  9. In the Label field, enter JumpCloud.
  10. Select Save.
  11. Copy the ACS URL and the Metadata URL.
  12. Select Login settings.
  13. In the External system buttons list, check the box next to Single sign-on (SAML).
  14. (Optional) If you want the SAML SSO button to appear before those of other external login systems, use the arrows to move Single sign-on (SAML) to the top of the list.
  15. Select Save.

Configure the JumpCloud SSO Application

  1. Access the JumpCloud Administrator Console at https://console.jumpcloud.com.
  2. Select Applications in the main navigation panel.
  3. Select the + in the upper left, scroll or search for the application in the 'Configure New Application' side panel, the select 'configure'.
  4. You can upload a service provider application's XML metadata file to populate SAML connector attributes for that application. The attributes populated by the metadata file may vary by the application. To apply a metadata file for the application you're connecting, click Upload Metadata. Navigate to the file you want to upload, then click Open. You'll see a confirmation of a successful upload. Be aware that if you upload more than one metadata file, you'll overwrite the attribute values applied in the previously uploaded file.
  5. Select Upload IdP Private Key and upload the private.pem file generated according to the above prerequisites.
  6. Select Upload IdP Certificate and upload the cert.pem file generated according to the above prerequisites.
  7. In the SP Entity ID field, paste the Metadata URL you copied from the UserEcho configuration page (ex: https://SUBDOMAIN.userecho.com/saml/metadata/).
  8. In the ACS URL field, paste the ACS URL you copied from the UserEcho configuration page (ex: https://jumpcloud.userecho.com/saml/acs/).
  9. In the field terminating the IdP URL, either leave the default value or enter a plaintext string unique to this connector.
  10. (Optional) In the Display Label field, enter a label that will appear under the Service Provider logo within the JumpCloud User console.
  11. Select Activate.

Validate SSO authentication workflows

IdP Initiated

  • Access the JumpCloud User Console at https://console.jumpcloud.com.
  • Select the Service Provider icon.
  • This should automatically launch and login to the application.

SP Initiated

  • Navigate to your Service Provider application URL.
  • You will be redirected to log in to the JumpCloud User Portal.
  • The browser will be redirected back to the application and be automatically logged in.

Last Updated: Aug 20, 2019 09:43AM MDT

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