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Step 1: Enable SSO in Plecto

  1. Go to Organization > Settings.

  2. Find the Single Sign-On section and click Enable SSO. You will see an ACS URL and an EntityID, which you'll have to use shortly. Keep this tab open.

  3. In a separate browser tab, open Google Admin Console and move to Step 2.

Step 2: Configure Google Admin Console

  1. Go to Security > Authentication > SSO with Google as SAML IdP and make sure you have a certificate you can use. Otherwise, click Add certificate to add a new certificate.

  2. Next, navigate to AppsWeb and mobile apps, then click Add App > Add custom SAML app.

  3. Fill out the app details, then click Continue.

  4. Fill out the required service provider details:

    • ACS URL and Entity ID – Open your Plecto tab and copy both URLs from Plecto to the required fields in Google. Both URLs have to start with https://

    • Name ID format – EMAIL

    • Name ID – Basic information > Primary email

  5. Click Continue.

  6. Don't add any Attributes.

  7. Click Finish.

  8. Keep this tab open. Now you have two tabs open – one of Plecto and the other of Google. Move to Step 3.

Step 3: Finish setting up SSO in Plecto

In the Plecto browser tab, fill out the following details:

  1. Provide SAML settings – Manually

  2. SAML login URL – Insert the SAML URL from the Plecto app in your Google Admin Console.

  3. SAML certificate – Insert the SAML certificate from the Plecto app in your Google Admin Console.

  4. (Optional) Allow SAML provisioning – If enabled, employees with access to SSO will automatically be created when trying to log in to Plecto.

  5. Click Save in the bottom-right corner to finish.