Integrate with ParkMyCloud

Use JumpCloud SAML Single Sign On (SSO) to give your users convenient but secure access to all their web applications with a single set of credentials. Leverage this integration to centralize user lifecycle, user identity, and group management in JumpCloud for ParkMyCloud. Save time and avoid mistakes, as well as potential security risks, related to manually creating users.

Read this article to learn how to setup the ParkMyCloud integration.

Prerequisites

  • A ParkMyCloud administrator account.
  • Your ParkMyCloud domain name and unique name.
  • A JumpCloud administrator account.

Important Considerations

  • This connector asserts FirstName and LastName in the AttributeStatement passing the values of the first and last name of the user in JumpCloud to ParkMyCloud.

Creating a new JumpCloud Application Integration

  1. Log in to the JumpCloud Admin Portal.
  2. Navigate to USER AUTHENTICATION SSO Applications.
  3. Click + Add New Application.
  4. Type the name of the application in the Search field and select it.
  5. Click Next.
  6. In the Display Label, type your name for the application. Optionally, you can enter a Description, adjust the User Portal Image and choose to hide or Show in User Portal.

Note:

If this is a Bookmark Application, enter your sign-in URL in the Bookmark URL field.

  1. Click Save Application.
  2. If successful, click:
    • Configure Application and go to the next section.
    • Close to configure your new application at a later time.

Configuring the SSO Integration

To configure JumpCloud

  1. Create a new application or select it from the Configured Applications list.
  2. Select the SSO tab.
  3. Replace any instances of YOURDOMAIN and UNIQUE_NAME with your ParkMyCloud values.
  4. Add any additional attributes.
  5. Click save.

Copy the metadata URL

  1. Find your application in the Configured Applications list and click anywhere in the row to reopen its configuration window.
  2. Select the SSO tab and click Copy Metadata URL.
  3. The URL will be copied to your clipboard.

To configure ParkMyCloud

  1. Access the ParkMyCloud console and select Single Sign-On from the left panel.
  2. Select an option from the Single sign-on dropdown menu:
    • Allowed for all users.
    • Required for all users except admins.
  3. Optionally, Click Change link at the top and specify a friendly Unique name,
  4. Ensure the User login URL and SP ACS URL values match the values in JumpCloud.
  5. Optionally, select your initial team (users automatically provisioned by SSO will be initially added to this team).
  6. IdP – leave this as Custom.
  7. IdP configuration – select Automatic from IdP metadata URL from the dropdown menu.
  8. IdP metadata URL – copy and paste the JumpCloud Metadata URL copied from the previous section.
  9. Click Save Changes.

Authorizing User SSO Access

Users are implicitly denied access to applications. After you connect an application to JumpCloud, you need to authorize user access to that application. You can authorize user access from the Application Configuration panel or from the Groups Configuration panel. 

To authorize user access from the Application Configuration panel

  1. Log in to the JumpCloud Admin Portal.
  2. Go to USER AUTHENTICATION > SSO Applications, then select the application to which you want to authorize user access.
  3. Select the User Groups tab. If you need to create a new group of users, see Get Started: User Groups.
  4. Select the check box next to the group of users you want to give access.
  5. Click save

To learn how to authorize user access from the Groups Configuration panel, see Authorize Users to an SSO Application.

Validating SSO authentication workflow(s)

IdP Initiated

  • Access the JumpCloud User Console.
  • Select the application’s tile.
  • The application will launch and login the user.

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.

Removing the SSO Integration

To deactivate the SSO Integration

  1. Log in to the JumpCloud Admin Portal.
  2. Go to USER AUTHENTICATION > SSO Applications.
  3. Search for the application that you’d like to deactivate and click to open its details panel. 
  4. Select the SSO tab.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the configuration.
  6. Click Deactivate SSO
  7. Click save
  8. If successful, you will receive a confirmation message.

To delete the application

  1. Log in to the JumpCloud Admin Portal.
  2. Go to USER AUTHENTICATION > SSO Applications.
  3. Search for the application that you’d like to delete.
  4. Check the box next to the application to select it.
  5. Click Delete.
  6. Enter the number of the applications you are deleting
  7. Click Delete Application.
  8. If successful, you will see an application deletion confirmation notification.

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