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SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) into Drupal using Delinea (Formerly known as Centrify) as IdP

The Drupal SAML integration using the miniOrange SAML SP module establishes seamless SSO between Delinea (Formerly known as Centrify) and the Drupal site. The users will be able to log in to the Drupal site using their Delinea credentials. This document will walk you through the steps to configure Single Sign-On - SSO between Drupal as a Service Provider (SP) and Delinea as an Identity Provider (IdP). The module is compatible with Drupal 7, Drupal 8, Drupal 9, and Drupal 10.

Installation Steps

  • Download the module:
    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
  • Install the module:
    drush en drupal/miniorange_saml
  • Clear the cache:
     drush cr
  • Configure the module at
  • 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

Drupal SAML SP Metadata:

  • Go to Configuration → People → SAML Login Configuration in the Administration menu. (/admin/config/people/miniorange_saml/idp_setup)
  • Drupal SAML Single Sign-On - Select miniOrange SAML Login Configuration
  • Navigate to the Service Provider Metadata and copy the metadata URL. (This is required in configuring the Delinea as a SAML IdP)
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Configure SAML Single Sign-On Application in Delinea:

  • Sign in to Delinea as an Administrator.
  • Go to Apps from the Centrify Admin Portal and click on the Add Web Apps button.
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  • Go to the Custom tab, locate the SAML web application, and click on the Add button.
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  • Enter the following information in the Settings and click on the Save button.
    • Name → Any relevant application name (Here we used SAML)
    • Description → Enter a description about the application (Optional)
    • Category → Other
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  • Go to Trust → Service Provider Configuration → Metadata in the left-hand menu. Paste the metadata URL of Drupal and click Load. Then, click on the Save button.
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  • Under the Identity Provider Configuration, select the Metadata option and click the Download Metadata File button. (Save this metadata file. This will be required for further configuration of Drupal)
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Configure Drupal as SAML Service Provider:

  • Open your Drupal site. Go to the Service Provider Setup tab of the module.
  • Click on Upload IDP Metadata Section.
  • Now upload the metadata file downloaded from the Delinea IdP.
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  • Click on the Test link to test the connection between Drupal and Delinea.
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  • In the test configuration window, a success message with SAML response attributes will appear if the configurations are correct; otherwise, error messages with additional troubleshooting instructions will appear. Click on Done.
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Congratulations! You have successfully configured Delinea as an Identity Provider and Drupal as a Service Provider.

How does SAML SSO login work?

  • Open a new browser/private window and navigate to the Drupal site login page.
  • Click the Login using Identity Provider (Delinea) link.
  • You will be redirected to the Delinea login page. Enter the Delinea credentials. After successful authentication, the user will be redirected back to the Drupal site.

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