SAML Single Sign-On into Tableau using Joomla IDP Plugin | Tableau SSO



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Single Sign-On in Tableau using Joomla IdP. Login into Tableau using Joomla, by configuring Tableau as SP and Joomla as SAML IDP. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Tableau as Service Provider (SP) and Joomla as an Identity Provider (IDP).

What is Tableau

Tableau is a powerful business intelligence tool used for data visualizations in the form of charts, graphs, and so on to gain business insights for the better development of a company. It is much interactive tool which can help business managers, team leaders to make more appropriate decisions speedily. It can help non technical staff also to create customized dashboards for their work. The drag and drop interface of Tableau makes it really fast.

Logging in to Tableau using Single sign on (SSO) is needed to use this application effectively. If user is already logged in into his website user should get autologged in into Tableau using the credentials of Identity provider (IDP).

Step 1:Guide to set up Tableau as SP

  • Go to Tableau and Log in to your Tableau Dashboard as Admin.
  • Go to Settings > Authentication.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  dashboard
  • Click on checkbox of Enable an additional authentication method and then click on SAML authentication.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  sso checkbox
  • Click on Edit Connection > Export Metadata. OR note down the SP Entity ID and Assertion Consumer Service URL (ACS URL) and Download Certificate which will be needed to configure the plugin
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  metadata
  • You will need to put metadata of IDP as Joomla by click on Browse button then Apply
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  attribute mapping
  • You will need to configure User Attributes to be sent in the SAML response which Tableau needs to log in the user. You can do this under the Match Attributes. Note the attributes required from Tableau.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  plugin dashboard
  • Click on Test Configuration.
  • enable Tableau sso dashboard
  • You want to add user to enable SSO in the Tableau dashboard. Click on Add User and select as per your concern.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  dashboard for test SSO
  • You can see the following screen after a successful SSO.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  signin

Step 2: Configure Joomla as IDP

  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.

     joomla idp
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla website :–
    [host]/[sitename]/administrator/index.php

    joomla plugins
  • From the navigation menu on top go to Extensions Manage Install.

    joomla extensions
  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.

    miniorange joomla sso
  • After the installation go to Extensions Manage Manage.

    joomla idp
  • Search for miniorange in the search box and enable the two extensions System and User that are disabled by default.

    miniorange search box
  • After enabling the extensions go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Account Setup.

    miniorange account setup
  • Go to Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

    Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer    Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    miniorange joomla idp sso
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.


  • serivice provider setup tab

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange WordPress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

    You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

Step 2: Configure Joomla 4 beta as IDP

  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla 4 beta website :–
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • From the dashboard of Joomla 4 beta site. Click on System to install the plugin
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Under System Install Extentions .
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Now go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Service Provider
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Under Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

  • Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer  Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    miniorange joomla sso
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.
  • miniorange joomla sso

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange Wordpress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

    You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

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