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DNN OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) with Auth0 as OAuth Provider

DNN OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) module gives the ability to enable OAuth Single Sign-On for your DNN site. Using our Single Sign-On solution, you can use only one password to access your DNN sites and services. Our module is compatible with all the OAuth compliant identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure Single Sign-On (SSO) between DNN and Auth0 considering Auth0 as OAuth Provider.

Pre-requisites: Download and Installation

  • Download the DNN OAuth Single Sign On module with above link.
  • Extract the package and upload the extension dnn-oauth-single-sign-on_xxx_Install by going to Settings > Extension > Install Extension
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - install extension

Configure DNN OAuth Single Sign-On using Auth0 as OAuth Provider

1. Adding SSO module on DNN page

  • Open any of the page on your DNN site (Edit mode) and Click on Add Module.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - add dnn module
  • Search for oauthclientsso and click on the oauthclientsso. Drag and drop the module on the page where you want.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - oauthclientsso
  • You have finished with the installation of the module on your DNN site.
  • If you want to add module on every page of your dnn site, go to Module Settings >> Module Settings >> Advanced Settings.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - advanced settings
  • Check the box for Display Module on All Pages and click on Update.
  • Under oauthclientsso settings tab, select Auth0 as identity provider (IDP).
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - advanced settings
  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL and provide the same to your OAuth Provider.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - advanced settings
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the scope & endpoints for Auth0 in the plugin.
  • Scope: openid profile email
    Authorize Endpoint: https://<Auth0-app-domain>/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://<Auth0-app-domain>/oauth/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://<Auth0-app-domain>/userinfo
    Client ID & Secret: Given in step2 below

2. Configure Auth0 as OAuth Provider

  • Go to and sign up or login.
  • Go to Applications tab in the left panel and then click on Applications.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - go to applications
  • Click on Create application to create a new application.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - create application
  • Select Regular web Applications and click on Create button.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - select regular web app
  • Now go to settings tab.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - go to setting
  • Scroll down to Applications URI's section and enter the callback url which you will get from DNN OAuth plugin. Then, Scroll down and click on save changes.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - callback url
  • Copy the Client ID and Client Secret from basic information in setttings tab and save it on your miniOrange DNN OAuth plugin Configuration.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - client credentials
  • Now go to Users tab in the user management from the left panel.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - go to user
  • Click on Create User to create a new user.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - create user
  • Enter all the required details and click on Create.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - Add user details

You have successfully configured Auth0 as OAuth Provider to Single Sign-On into your DNN application.

3. Testing OAuth SSO

  • After saving settings, you can see the list of applications you have configured.
  • Click on Edit to update the configuration.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - test configuration
  • Click on Test Configuration to check if the configuration is correct.
  • On successful configuration, you will get Attributes Name and Attribute Values on Test Configuration window.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - succesful configuration

4. Attribute Mapping

  • Go to the oauthclientsso settings >> Advanced Settings >> Attribute Mapping.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - attribute mapping
  • Map email and username with Attribute Name you can see in Test Configuration window.

5. Adding Widget

  • For adding the widget go to Add Widget.
  • DNN Auth0 OAuth SSO - adding widget
  • Click on Add Widget button. A button will be added on the DNN page.

You can configure the ASP.NET OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) module with any identity provider such as ADFS, Azure AD, Bitium, Centrify, G Suite, JBoss Keycloak, Okta, OneLogin, Salesforce, AWS Cognito, OpenAM, Oracle, PingFederate, PingOne, RSA SecureID, Shibboleth-2, Shibboleth-3, SimpleSAML, WSO2 or even with your own custom identity provider.

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