Drupal SAML AuthAnvil SSO | SAML SSO Into Drupal Using AuthAnvil


Drupal SAML AuthAnvil SSO ( Single Sign-on ) setup will allow your user to login to your Drupal site using their AuthAnvil Credentials. Drupal SAML module gives the ability to enable SAML Single Sign-on for Drupal. This module is compatible with all SAML Identity Providers ( IDP ). We provide Drupal SAML Single Sign on - Service Provider module which is compatible with Drupal 7, Drupal 8 and Drupal 9. Here we will go through a guide to configure SAML SSO between Drupal and AuthAnvil Idp. By the end of this guide, users from your Identity Provider should be able to login into the Drupal site.
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1. Install Drupal SAML SP 2.0 Single Sign On (SSO) module

    1.1. Using Composer:

    • Composer require drupal/miniorange_saml
    • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and search for miniOrange SAML Service Provider using the search box.
    • Enable the module by checking the checkbox and click on install button.
    • Configure the module at
      {BaseURL}/admin/config/people/miniorange_saml/idp_setup

    1.2. Using Drush:

    • Download the module:
      drush dl drupal/miniorange_saml
    • Install the module:
      drush en drupal/miniorange_saml
    • Clear the cache:
       drush cr
    • Configure the module at
      {BaseURL}/admin/config/people/miniorange_saml/idp_setup

    1.3. Manual installation:

    • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and click on Install new module button.
    • Install the Drupal SAML SP 2.0 Single Sign On (SSO) - SAML Service 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
      {BaseURL}/admin/config/people/miniorange_saml/idp_setup

Steps to configure AuthAnvil SAML Single Sign-On ( SSO ) Login into Drupal site

2. Setup Drupal as Service Provider

  • In the miniOrage SAML Service Provider module, go to Service Provider Setup tab of the module. There are two way to configure Drupal SAML Service Provider SSO module:
    • A. By Uploading IDP Metadata
    • Click on Upload IDP Metadata link.
    • Click on Upload Metadata File and click on Upload File to fetch your information.
    • You can either Upload Metadata URLand click on Fetch Metadata button.
    • Drupal SAML Service Provider - upload idp metadata
      B. Manual Configuartion
    • Provide the required settings (i.e. Identity Provider Name, Idp Entity ID or Issuer, SAML Login URL and X.509 Certificate ) find to your Identity Provider AuthAnvil and click on Save Configuration button to save your configuration.
    • Identity Provider Name Enter name of Identity Provider
      Idp Entity ID or Issuer Copy Idp Entity ID / Issuer from AuthAnvil Dashboard and paste it.
      SAML Login URL Copy Single Sign On URL from AuthAnvil Dashboard and paste it.
      X.509 Certificate Copy and Download Signing certificate from AuthAnvil Dashboard and paste it.
      Drupal SAML Service Provider - Manual configuartion

3. Setup AuthAnvil as Identity Provider

Follow the following steps to Configure AuthAnvil as IdP

miniorange img Configure AuthAnvil as IdP
    Drupal AuthAnvil sso icon Prerequisites: Copy these values from the Service Provider Info tab of the SAML plugin.

    • SP Entity ID
    • ACS URL
    Drupal AuthAnvil sso icon-1 Instructions:

    • Login to Authanvil and Go to SSO Management +(add icon) Create New Application Custom Application.

      Drupal AuthAnvil add new application
    • Enter the Application Name

      Drupal AuthAnvil sso application
    • Go to Protocol Setup and Enter following info:

      Protocol Setup SP-INIT
      Assertion Consumer Service URL ACS URL copied from the plugin
      Allow Multiple Audiences Unchecked
      Audience URI SP Entity ID copied from the plugin
      Service Entity ID SP Entity ID copied from the plugin

      Drupal AuthAnvil sso protocol setup
    • Enter Advanced Setting

      Include All Audience URIs Checked
      Sign Token Response Checked
      Sign Assertion Unchecked
      Signing Algorithm SHA1

      Drupal AuthAnvil sso advance settings
    • Go to Attribute Transformation Tab and select Specify Custom Attribute Transformation. Add the NameID attribute and click on Add. Then add the name attribute as given in the image.

      Drupal AuthAnvil sso attribute transformation
      Drupal AuthAnvil sso attribute NameID
    • Go to Permission tab and add Groups to which you want to give access to this application.

      Drupal AuthAnvil group access
    • Click on Add Application and then Save Changes.
    • Open the app. Click on View Federation Metadata in Protocol Setup Tab and save the generated metadata xml file. This metadata file will be required to configure the module.

      Drupal SP AuthAnvil sso metadata xml

You have successfully configured AuthAnvil as SAML IdP (Identity Provider) for achieving AuthAnvil SSO login into your Drupal Site.

In this Guide, you have successfully configured AuthAnvil SAML Single Sign-On ( AuthAnvil Login ) choosing AuthAnvil as IdP and Drupal as SP using miniOrange SAML SP 2.0 Single Sign On (SSO) - SAML Service Provider Login module. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Drupal site using AuthAnvil login credentials within secound.

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