AuthAnvil as idp for WordPress

WordPress SAML SP Single Sign-On plugin gives the ability to enable SAML Single Sign-On for your WordPress sites. Our plugin is compatible with all the SAML compliant Identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between WordPress site and Authanvil by considering Authanvil as Idp.

miniorange img Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

To configure Authanvil as SAML IdP with WordPress, you will need to install the miniOrange WP SAML SP SSO plugin:

Step 1: Setup AuthAnvil as Identity Provider

Follow the steps below to configure AuthAnvil as IdP

miniorange img Configure AuthAnvil as IdP

  • In the miniOrange SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to Service Provider Metadata tab. Here, you can find the SP metadata such as SP Entity ID and ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL which are required to configure the Identity Provider.
  • wordpress saml upload metadata

    AuthAnvil sso-1  Prerequisites: Copy these values from the Service Provider Info tab of the SAML plugin.

    • SP Entity ID
    • ACS URL
    AuthAnvil sso-2  Instructions:

    • Login to Authanvil and Go to SSO Management +(add icon) Create New Application Custom Application.

      AuthAnvil sso-3
    • Enter the Application Name

      AuthAnvil sso-4
    • Go to Protocol Setup and Enter following info:

      Protocol Setup SP-INIT
      Assertion Consumer Service URL ACS URL copied from the plugin
      Allow Multiple Audiences Unchecked
      Audience URI SP Entity ID copied from the plugin
      Service Entity ID SP Entity ID copied from the plugin

      AuthAnvil sso-5
    • Enter Advanced Setting

      Include All Audience URIs Checked
      Sign Token Response Checked
      Sign Assertion Unchecked
      Signing Algorithm SHA1

      AuthAnvil sso-6
    • Go to Attribute Transformation Tab and select Specify Custom Attribute Transformation. Add the NameID attribute and click on Add. Then add the name attribute as given in the image.

      AuthAnvil sso-7
      AuthAnvil sso-8
    • Go to Permission tab and add Groups to which you want to give access to this application.

      AuthAnvil sso-8
    • Click on Add Application and then Save Changes.
    • Open the app. Click on View Federation Metadata in Protocol Setup Tab and save the generated metadata xml file. This metadata file will be required to configure the plugin.

      AuthAnvil sso-9