DNN OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) with Azure AD 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
identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure Single Sign-On
(SSO) between DNN and Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure AD) considering Azure
AD as OAuth Provider.
Pre-requisites: Download and Installation
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
Configure DNN OAuth Single Sign-On using Azure AD as OAuth Provider
1. Adding SSO module on DNN page
Open any of the page on your DNN site (Edit mode) and Click on
Search for oauthclientsso and click on the oauthclientsso. Drag and
drop the module on the page where you want.
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.
Check the box for Display Module on All Pages and click on
Under oauthclientsso settings tab, select Azure AD as identity
Copy the Redirect/Callback URL and provide the same to your OAuth
To configure DNN as a OAuth Client, you will now need to complete the DNN
Configuration by configuring the Client ID and
Client secret and the endpoints.
You can refer to the table below for the endpoint and you will get Client ID &
Client Secret from your Azure portal configuration as in step 2.
To configure the DNN SSO application on Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure
AD), sign into
Select Azure Active Directory.
In the left-hand navigation panel, click the
App registrations service, and click New registration.
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.
Configure the following options to create a new application.
Enter a name for your application under the Name text field.
In supported account types,select 3rd option
‘Accounts in any organizational directory (for authenticating user with
In the Redirect URI section, select the Web application and enter the
Callback URL from the miniOrange DNN OAuth Client module and save it under
the Redirect URL textbox.
Click on the Register button to create your application.
Azure AD assigns a unique Application ID to your application. The
ApplicationID is your ClientID and the DirectoryID is your
keep these values handy as you will need them to configure the miniOrange
DNN OAuth Client module.
Go to Certificates and Secrets from the left navigation panel and
click on New Client Secret. Enter description and expiration time and
click on ADD option.
Copy the secret key "value" and keep the value handy it will be
required later to configure Client Secret under them in DNN OAuth
You have successfully configured
Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure AD) 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
Click on Edit to update the 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.
4. Attribute Mapping
Go to the
oauthclientsso settings >> Advanced Settings >> Attribute Mapping.
Map email and username with Attribute Name you can see in Test
5. Adding Widget
For adding the widget go to Add 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, Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure AD), Bitium, Centrify, G Suite,
JBoss Keycloak, Okta, OneLogin, Salesforce, AWS Cognito, OpenAM, Oracle,
PingFederate, PingOne, RSA SecureID, Shibboleth-2, Shibboleth-3, SimpleSAML,
or even with your own custom identity provider.
Not able to find your identity provider? Mail us on
and we'll help you set up SSO with your IDP and for quick guidance (via
email/meeting) on your requirement and our team will help you to select the
best suitable solution/plan as per your requirement.
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