Tableau SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration with Drupal IDP

Drupal Tableau Integration will allow you to integrate Single Sign-On ( SSO ) login between your Drupal site and Tableau. Tableau SSO integration with your Drupal site will help your users to login into Tableau using their Drupal credentials. This SSO setup will also help you to manage your users in one single place. The Drupal SAML 2.0 Single Sign-On ( SSO  ) module is compatible with Drupal 7, Drupal 8 as well as Drupal 9. Here we will go tsthrough a step-by-ep guide to configure SAML IDP SSO login between Drupal website and Tableau considering Tableau as SP ( Service Provider ) and Drupal as IDP ( Identity Provider ).
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Know more about Drupal SAML Identity Provider (IDP) module from here.

Pre-requisites: Download

You can download the Drupal SAML Identity Provider (IDP) module from here.

1. Install Drupal SAML IDP module

    1.1. Using Composer:

    • Composer require drupal/miniorange_saml_idp
    • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and search for miniOrange SAML Identity Provider using the search box.
    • Enable the module by checking the checkbox and click on install button.
    • Configure the module at

    1.2. Using Drush:

    • Download the module:
      drush dl miniorange_saml_idp
    • Install the module:
      drush en miniorange_saml_idp
    • Clear the cache:
       drush cr
    • Configure the module at

    1.3. Manual installation:

    • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and click on Install new module button.
    • Install the Drupal SAML IDP 2.0 Single Sign On (SSO) - SAML Identity Provider module either by downloading the zip or from the URL of the package (tar/zip).
    • Click on Enable newly added modules.
    • Enable this module by checking the checkbox and click on install button.
    • Configure the module at

Steps to configure Tableau SAML Single Sign-on ( SSO ) Login into Drupal website

2. Configure Drupal as Identity Provider

  • Navigate to IDP Metadata, Copy the IDP Entity ID/Issuer, SAML Login URL and Certificate (Optional) and Keep it handy.
  • drupal saml idp - idp metadata tab
  • In the miniOrage SAML Identity Provider module, go to Service Provider Setup tab of the module. There are two way to configure Drupal SAML IDP Configuration SSO module:
    • A. By Uploading SP Metadata
    • Click on Upload SP Metadata link.
    • Click on Upload Metadata File and click on Upload File to fetch your information.
    • You can either Upload Metadata URL and click on Fetch Metadata button.
    • Drupal SAML Service Provider - upload idp metadata
      B. Manual Configuartion
    • Provide the required settings (i.e. Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID/Issuer, ACS URL and X.509 Certificate) find to your Service Provider Tableau and click on Save Configuration button to save your configuration.
    • Service Provider Name Enter name of Service Provider
      SP Entity ID or Issuer Copy SP Entity ID / Issuer (a.k.a Audience URL) from Tableau Dashboard
      ACS URL Copy ACS URL (a.k.a Destination and Recipient URL) from Tableau Dashboard
      X.509 Certificate Copy and Download certificate from Tableau Dashboard

3. Configure SSO Application in Tableau

  • Log in to your Tableau Dashboard as Admin Account.
  • Go to Authentication in the Settings menu.
  • Tableau SAML Single Sign-On - go to settings tab and select authentication
  • Enable SAML authentication by checking the Single Sign On with SAML checkbox.
  • Tableau SAML Single Sign-On - click on checkbox to enable an additional authentication method and select SAML
  • Note down the Tableau Entity ID and Assertion Consumer Service URL (ACS URL) which will be needed to configure the module.
  • Note: If your Tableau SP is configured to send Signed Requests, then you will need to provide the certificate in the module as well. You can get the certificate from the Tableau Metadata

    . Tableau SAML Single Sign-On - download export metadata
  • In Drupal SAML module, go to Service Provider tab. Enter the following values:
    Service Provider Name  Choose an appropriate name according to your choice.
    SP Entity ID or Issuer     Tableau Entity ID.
    ACS URL Tableau Assertion Consumer Service URL.
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Tableau Metadata file.
    Name ID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
  • You will need to upload the IDP metadata or give certain IDP information in Tableau. You can get this information from the IDP METADATA Tab in the module.
  • Drupal SAMl IDP import metadata
  • Select users you want to enable SSO in the Tableau dashboard.
  • Drupal SAMl IDP View users

You have now successfully configured Tableau as your SP ( Tableau SAML SP)!

4. SSO Testing

  • Click on the Test Login button in the Tableau Dashboard to Test the SSO.
  • Drupal SAMl IDP test login
  • You can see the following screen after a successful SSO.
  • Drupal SAMl IDP Successfully SSO

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