Guide to Configure LinkedIn as an OAuth/OpenId Connect Server for Drupal-7 Client

Step 1: Configure LinkedIn as an OAuth/OpenId Connect Server

  • Go to https://www.linkedin.com/developers/login in order to create a new application. Click on Create Application button to create a new application.

    OAuth Client_sso_Create a new application
  • Enter the required details and click on the Submit button to save your changes.

    OAuth Client_sso_Submit button
  • Copy the Client Id and the Client Secret and save it in your miniOrange OAuth Client module under Client Id and the Client Secret text fields respectively.
  • Copy the Redirect/ Callback URl from miniOrange OAuth Client module and enter it under OAuth 2.0 Authorized Redirect URLs textbox. Click on the Add button adjacent to the text box to save it. Finally, click on the Update button to save your configurations.

    OAuth Client_sso_button to save your configurations

Step 2: Configure miniOrange Drupal 7 OAuth Client module.

  • Click on the link here to download the miniOrange OAuth Client module.
  • Scroll down and download module by clicking in the zip option under Downloads.
  • OAuth Client_sso_Drupal go to link
  • Login in your Drupal 7 site’s admin console and click on Modules from the top navigation bar.
  • Select the Install new module option to install a new module on your Drupal 7 site.
  • OAuth Client_sso_Drupal install module
  • Upload the downloaded zip file of the Module and click on the Install button to continue.
  • Click on Modules from the top navigation bar again and scroll down till you find miniOrange OAuth 2.0 Client. Click on the checkbox next to it and click on the Save Configuration button to enable the module.
  • OAuth Client_sso_Drupal navigation bar
  • Now next to the miniOrange OAuth 2.0 Client, you will find an option to Configure the Module. Click on it to continue to the configuration page of the module.
  • OAuth Client_sso_Drupal configuration page
  • Register/Login to your miniOrange account.
  • OAuth Client_sso_Drupal register login
  • Click on the Configure OAuth tab and select your OAuth Provider from the Select Application dropdown. In case you do not find your OAuth Provider listed in the dropdown, please select Custom OAuth Provider and continue.
  • OAuth Client_sso_Drupal custom auth provider
  • Enter your OAuth Provider information in their respective fields and click on the Save button to continue. Also, copy the Callback/Redirect URL and save it on your OAuth Provider.
  • OAuth Client_sso_Drupal click on save
  • Now click on the Test Configuration option. This Test Configuration link will give you the list of the attributes that are coming from your OAuth Provider.
  • OAuth Client_sso_Drupal test configuration
  • Copy the email and the name attributes and save them under the Attribute & Role Mapping tab in the Email Attribute and Name Attribute text field respectively.
  • Please note: This step is mandatory for your login to work. Click on the Save button on the bottom of the page to save your attribute configurations.

    OAuth Client_sso_Drupal click on save
  • Now logout and go to your Drupal 7 site’s login page, you will automatically find a Login withyour OAuth Providerlink there. If you want to add your login link to other pages as well, please follow the steps given in the below image:
  • OAuth Client_sso_Drupal logout
  • If you want to check out our complete list of features and our various licensing plans, you can go to the Licensing Plan tab in the module.
  • Still, if you are facing any difficulty or if you have any questions in mind, you can reach out to us by submitting a query in the Support tab of a module or by sending us a mail at info@miniorange.com.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange Drupal 7 OAuth Client module.