• 12 Sep 2023
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      Article Summary


      This article provides a detailed guide on how to configure JumpCloud as an identity provider.

      By leveraging the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) protocol, Perimeter 81 can authenticate users through JumpCloud, ensuring a secure and efficient login process.


      1. Open the JumpCloud Administrator Console.
      2. Select SSO in the main navigation panel.
      3. Click Add New Application in the upper left.
      4. Search for "Perimeter 81" in the search bar at the bottom of the page, and click Configure.
      5. Choose a Display Label (Usually: Perimeter 81) and click the SSO tab.
      6. In the Single Sign-On configuration section, fill in the following information. Replace YOUR_WORKSPACE with your Perimeter 81 workspace name (see attached example).
      1. Make sure to leave the rest of the fields with the default values:
      2. Under User Groups, verify that you are giving permissions to only the groups you want.
      3. Click Activate.
      4. Click the newly created Application
        10. Click the drop-down menu next to IDP Certificate Valid, then download the certificate.


      Configuring JumpCloud in the Management Platform

      Now, you will configure the integration from the Perimeter 81 side.

      1. Log in to your Perimeter 81 Management Platform, navigate to Settings, and then Identity Providers.
      2. Select + Add Provider.
      3. Choose SAML 2.0 Identity Providers.
      4. Sign-In URL: Usually, this will be https://sso.jumpcloud.com/saml2/perimeter81, unless you selected another IDP URL in the previous section of the guide.
      5. Add your organization domain.
      6. Paste or upload the certificate from JumpCloud.
      7. Select Done.


      • Always replace placeholders like YOUR_WORKSPACE with the appropriate values during the setup.
      • Ensure that the correct attributes and URLs are set in JumpCloud for accurate user authentication and authorization in Perimeter 81.
      • Periodically review your JumpCloud configuration settings to ensure they align with any updates or changes made within the Perimeter 81 platform


      If you encounter issues during or after the setup, try reviewing your settings to ensure everything matches the instructions. In particular, check the IP addresses and other details you entered during setup. If issues persist, please consult our dedicated support.

      Support Contacts

      If you have any difficulties or questions, don't hesitate to contact Perimeter 81's support team. We offer 24/7 chat support on our website at Perimeter81.com, or you can email us at [email protected]. We're here to assist you and ensure your VPN tunnel setup is a success

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