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How to setup SSO with GSuite for Atlassian Cloud ?


I am new to atlassian and i would need help if someone has done this kind of setup,

1. What could be the steps for enabling SSO with GSuite and how users/groups has to managed at which site(GSuite/Atlassian) ?

2. The current site(site1) is already running without SSO and has some existing users/groups.

3. There is also different site (site2) running without SSO and want merge (Jira) with above site(site1).

4. When SSO is enabled, what is immediate affect for end users if groups are not created/activated at GSuite site.(In other words will atlassian able to manage with existing groups that is already running? ).

5. Enabling SSO(GSuite) what are the charges(products wise or userwise) applicable.


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If someone has this kind of scenario faced, please let me know how this is achieved !



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Dave Meyer Atlassian Team Aug 02, 2020

Hi @Rakesh Kundula , the G Suite integration does not sync groups themselves from G Suite. You can use G Suite groups to define which users to sync, but the groups themselves are not copied. So you don't need to worry about merging groups.

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