Configure Ping Federate as an OAuth/OpenId Connect Server in Joomla



miniOrange Joomla OAuth/OpenID module gives the ability to enable OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On for Joomla site. Joomla OAuth Client plugin is compatible with all OAuth/OpenID Providers. Here we will go through a guide to configure SSO between Joomla and Ping Federate. By the end of this guide, Ping Federate users should be able to login and register to Joomla site.
If you have any doubts or queries you can contact us at joomlasupport@xecurify.com. We will help you to configure the module.

Step 1: Setup Ping Federate as OAuth Provider

  • Login to your Ping Federate User Admin dashboard.
  • Click on the OAuth Server in the left navigation menu.
  • Under Clients section, click on Create New.
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  • Enter the Client ID, Name and Description. Select Client Secret in Client Authentication and click on Generate Secret. Take a note of your Client ID & Client Secret.
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  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL from the module/plugin and enter it in Redirect URIs field and click on Add. Select the Authorization Code grant type and click on the Save.
  • Drupal OAuth OpenID OIDC Single Sign On (SSO) Ping Federate SSO Redirect URLs Allowed Grant Types
  • You have successfully completed your Ping Federate App OAuth Server side configurations.



  • Scope openid
    Authorize Endpoint https://{your-base-url}/as/authorization.oauth2
    Access Token Endpoint https://{your-base-url}/as/token.oauth2
    Get User Info Endpoint https://{your-base-url}/idp/userinfo.oauth2

Step 2: Configure miniOrange Joomla OAuth Client plugin.

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
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  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • Go to Extension Manage Install in the top navigation bar to install the plugin.
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  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the OAuth Client plugin.
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  • Navigate to Extensions Manage Manage and search for miniorange in the Search bar provided to see the list of the components.
  • Go to Components MiniOrange OAuth Client in the top navigation bar to go to the configuration page of the plugin.
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  • Register/ Login with miniOrange.
  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the plugin. FIll in the details you received from your OAuth Provider and click on the Save Settings button.
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    Select your OAuth Provider from the Select Application dropdown. In case your OAuth Provider is not listed in the drop down, please select Custom OAuth Provider to continue.

  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and save it in your OAuth Provider.
  • Click on the Test Configuration button and copy the email and name attributes and save these attributes in Email Attribute and Name Attribute text field respectively. Now click on the Save Attribute Mapping button to save your configurations.
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  • Add a button on your site login page with the following URL:your_home_page/base_url/?morequest=oauthredirect&app_name=xxxxxxxxx
  • You would find appropriate URL in Instructions to configure in the bellow section of Attribute Mapping (After completing test configuration please choose URL and Add a button on your site login page).

  • Now logout and go to your site. You will see a login link where you placed that button.
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  • In case, you are facing some issue or have any question in mind, you can reach out to us by sending us your query through the Support dialog box in the Account Setup and Configure OAuth tabs.
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    Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider. In case you have any questions in mind, you can always mail us at joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

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