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This project is part of the liveProject series Cross-Cloud Access to a SaaS Application
basic knowledge of AWS • basic knowledge of GCP • basic understanding of OAuth concepts
skills learned
preparing a Google Cloud Platform environment • setting up an IAP connector • routing via VPN to publicly accessible applications
Sambasiva Andaluri
1 week · 6-8 hours per week · BEGINNER

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In this liveProject, you’ll build a system that will allow native GCP and AWS customers to authenticate and authorize users via a single entry point. You’ll update the security for an existing cloud SaaS application to the BeyondCorp security platform of Google Cloud, and add a security layer to an AWS application using Identity Aware Proxy.
This project is designed for learning purposes and is not a complete, production-ready application or solution.

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project author

Sambasiva Andaluri

Sambasiva Andaluri is an experienced software developer/architect. He started his career as a Fortran IV programmer and over the past 30 years developed several software products for various companies in India, the UK, Germany, and the US. Currently, he works for IBM as a Principal HPC Architect.


This liveProject is for solutions architects and developers with basic knowledge of the cloud. To begin this liveProject you will need to be familiar with:

  • Basic knowledge of AWS
  • Basic knowledge of GCP
  • Basic understanding of OAuth concepts
  • >/ul> TECHNIQUES
    • Building authentication and authorization using Google’s Identity Aware Proxy

you will learn

In this liveProject, you’ll learn to use Google Cloud Platform’s Identity Aware Proxy (IAP) and the IAP Connector to secure a SaaS application to multiple cloud entry points.

  • Preparing a Google Cloud Platform Environment
  • Setting up an IAP Connector
  • Routing via VPN to publicly accessible applications


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