SAML Single Sign-On SSO (login) into Joomla using AWS
SAML Single Sign-On SSO (login) into Joomla using AWS
AWS SAML Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication method that enables Amazon AWS users to access multiple Joomla applications with one login and one set of credentials.
Our plugin is compatible with Joomla 4 as well as with all the SAML 2.0 compliant Identity Providers.
Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SAML SSO login between Joomla site and Amazon AWS by considering Amazon AWS as IdP (Identity Provider) and Joomla as SP (Service Provider).
What is SSO ?
Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication method that enables users to access multiple applications with one-click login and one set of credentials. For example, after users log in to your org, they can automatically access all apps from the App Launcher. When you set up SSO, you configure one system to trust another to authenticate users , eliminating users' need to log in to each system separately. The system that authenticates users is called an Identity provider. The system that trusts the identity provider for authentication is called the Service provider.
SAML allows exchanging of information between Service Provider and Identity provider, SAML is integration between SP and IDP. When a user tries to log in, your identity provider sends SAML assertions containing facts about the user to Identity Provider. Identity Provider receives the assertion, validates it against your Identity Provider configuration, and allows the user to access your org.
Amazon AWS Single Sign On (SSO) for Joomla miniOrange provides a ready to use solution for Joomla. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Joomla site using Amazon AWS within minutes. Joomla SAML app gives the ability to enable SAML Single Sign-On for Joomla Site. Joomla site is compatible with all SAML Identity Providers. Here we will go through a guide to configure SAML SSO between Joomla and your Identity Provider. By the end of this guide, users from your Identity Provider should be able to login and register to Joomla site.
Now click on Services then click on Security, Identity & Compliance then select AWS Single Sign-On.
From left menu bar, under Single Sign-On click on Applications.
Now click on Add a new application.
Now select Add a custom SAML 2.0 Application to create custom application for Joomla.
Enter the Details of Custom Joomla application like Display name and description.
Now you have to Download AWS SSO metadata, to configure Joomla SAML SP plugin. So that click on Download button to download AWS metadata.
Now enter the Application properties then upload Application SAML metdata file of Joomla SAML SP plugin. Then click on Save changes.
SAML Single Sign-On application created successfully in AWS, now we have to do attribute mappings. Now click on Attribute Mappings .
Enter the User Attributes value in AWS SSO also select format as emailAddress. Then click on Save changes.
Now click on Assigned users tab. Now click on Assign users button to assign users to this application.
2. Configure Joomla as
In Joomla SAML plugin, go to Service Provider Setup Tab. There are three ways to configure
By Metadata URL :
Click on Upload IDP Metadata.
Enter Metadata URL (Copy from IDP app) and click on Fetch Metadata.
By Uploading Metadata
Click on choose metadata file and click on Upload.
Copy SAML Entity ID, SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL and x.509 certificate from
Federation Metadata document and paste it in IdP Entity ID or Issuer, Single Sign-on Service
URL, x.509 Certificate fields respectively in the plugin.
IdP Entity ID or Issuer
SAML Entity ID in the Federation Metadata document
Single Sign-On Service URL
SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL in the Federation Metadata document
x.509 Certificate in the Federation Metadata document
Role mapping helps you to assign specific roles to users of a certain group
in your Identity Provider (IdP).
While auto registering, the users are assigned roles based on the group they
are mapped to.
You can refer the following
for Group Mapping.
5. Redirection & SSO Links
Go to Login Settings tab. There are multiple features availabe in
this tab like Auto redirect the user to Identity Provider and
Enable Backed Login for Super Users. To use these features, click on
the respective checkboxes.
You have successfully completed your
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SAML 2.0 SP Single Sign On ( SAML SSO) - Service Provider Plugin acts as a SAML 2.0 Service Provider which can be configured to establish the trust between the Joomla site and various SAML 2.0 supported Identity Providers to securely authenticate (Secure Login) the user to the Joomla site.
SAML 2.0 SP Single Sign On (SSO) - Service Provider plugin also provides Cross-Domain / Sub-domain login sharing with other Joomla websites.
We also provide a separate plugin that enables Joomla to act as an Identity Provider. It supports authentication with Joomla, user management, session management, change password, etc. You can configure any service provider with your Joomla site with the help of this plugin.
What is the use of the configuration or integration with SAML SSO?
Miniorange Provides best SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) solution to Amazon AWS.
SSO reduces the number of attack surfaces because users only log in once each day and only use one set of credentials. Reducing login to one set of credentials improves enterprise security. When employees have to use separate passwords for each app, they usually don't. Amazon AWS [SAML] Single Sign-On (SSO) login for Joomla can be achieved by using our Joomla SAML SP Single Sign-On(SSO) plugin. Our plugin is compatible with all the SAML compliant Identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SAML SSO login between the Joomla site and Amazon AWS.
Miniorange Joomla SAML Single sign-on(web SSO) supports multiple known IDPs like ADFS, Azure AD, Amazon AWS, Shibboleth, Amazon AWS, Amazon AWS,
SimpleSamlPhp, Google apps, Bitium, OpenAM, miniorange IDP, Centrify and many more.
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