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Set up Video Hubs SSO with Salesforce IdP

By integrating your Vidyard Video Hub with SAML SSO (Single Sign-On), you can provide authenticated access to your videos through your existing SSO portal. If you use Salesforce as your SSO Identity Provider (IdP), follow these steps on how to set up SSO for your Video Hub using Salesforce. 

Note: The following steps assume you have configured a video hub, for more information, refer to Set up a Video Hub for details on creating a hub.

  1. Under Setup for an admin in Salesforce, click App SetupCreate > Apps.
    Create > Apps
  2. Click New under Connected App.
    Under Connected Apps is the New button.
  3. Enter a Connected App Name, API Name, and Contact Email.
    These three fields are under Basic Information.
  4. Under Web App Settings, choose to Enable SAML.
    The Enable SAML checkbox is checked.
  5. In the Vidyard Dashboard, from the Advanced menu, click Video Hubs.
  6. Click Edit next to the hub you wish to modify. 
  7. Click the Security tab.
  8. From the Manage Hub Users dropdown, select Single Sign On (SAML 2.0).
    The options is selected from a drop-down under Manage Users.
  9. Click Save Changes
  10. Fill in the following fields from the Vidyard Hubs Security page into the Web App Settings fields:
    Salesforce Vidyard
     Entity Id Audience URL

    A view of the ACS URL and Audience URL fields.

    Under Web App Settings in Salesforce are the Entity ID and ACS URL fields.
  11. Save the changes.
  12. View these changes under the Administration Setup > Manage Apps > Connected Apps area in Salesforce.
    Administration Setup menu> Manage Apps > Connected Apps.
  13. Select the app you have just made.
    SP-Initiated Redirect Endpoint is found under SAML Login Information.
  14. Copy the SP-Initiated Redirect Endpoint value into the Vidyard Hub Security tab as the SAML Endpoint URL.
    SAML Endpoint URL sub-heading in Vidyard.
  15. Go to Security Controls > Identity Provider.
    Identity Provider menu is found under Security Controls menu in Salesforce.
  16. Click Download Certificate.
    On the Indentity Provider Setup page is a Download Certificate button.
  17. Open the file in a text editor and copy all the text into the x509 certificate field in Vidyard.
    The Certificate file opened in a text editor, all the text is highlighted.

    The certificate information is pasted into the Vidyard Hub Security tab's X.509 Certificate field.
  18. Click Save Changes

Now the SSO is set up. To add users, add a Profile to the Profiles section of the Connected App. Any users that have that profile will have access to Vidyard going forward.

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