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DNN OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) with Facebook 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 Facebook considering Facebook 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 Facebook OAuth SSO - install extension

Configure DNN OAuth Single Sign-On using Facebook 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 Facebook 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 Facebook 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 Facebook OAuth SSO - advanced settings
  • Check the box for Display Module on All Pages and click on Update.
  • Under oauthclientsso settings tab, select Facebook as identity provider (IDP).
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - advanced settings
  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL and provide the same to your OAuth Provider.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - advanced settings
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the scope & endpoints for Facebook in the plugin.
  • Client ID : Click Here
    Client Secret : Click Here
    Scope: public_profile email
    Authorize Endpoint:
    Access Token Endpoint:
    Get User Info Endpoint:,name,email,age_range,first_name,gender,last_name,link

2. Configure Facebook as OAuth Provider

  • First of all, Login/ Signup in Facebook developer console at
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - developer console
  • Go to My apps.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - Goto my app
  • Click on Create app to create a new app.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - Create app
  • Select what your app is going to work for.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - Select option
  • Enter the required details and click on create app.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - Fill details
  • Complete the security check and click on Submit button.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - security check
  • Select Facebook Login by clicking on the set up button .
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - login setup
  • Select Facebook Login -> Settings under Products option in the navigation bar.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - login settings
  • Enter the Callback/Redirect URL (from your DNN OAuth SSO module) in the Valid OAuth Redirect URIs field. Click on the Save button to save your configurations.
  • Note: Your Callback/Redirect URI should be https and not http. It is mandatory while configuring Facebook as an OAuth Provider.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - client oauth setting
  • Go to Settings -> Basic to view your App Id and App Secret as shown in the image below.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - client oauth basic setting
  • Enter your Privacy Policy URL in the Privacy Policy URL field and choose a category from the dropdown in the Category field. Then, click on Save Changes button to save your configurations.
  • Copy your App ID and your App Secret and save it in your DNN OAuth SSO module under the respective fields.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - app id app secret
  • Change you app status from In Development to Live by clicking on OFF as shown in the image below. Then, click on confirm to confirm your change of status.
  • DNN Facebook OAuth SSO - change status

You have successfully configured Facebook 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 Facebook 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 Facebook OAuth SSO - succesful configuration

4. Attribute Mapping

  • Go to the oauthclientsso settings >> Advanced Settings >> Attribute Mapping.
  • DNN Facebook 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 Facebook 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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