SAML Single Sign On (SSO) into Drupal using miniOrange as IDP

Drupal SAML miniOrange SSO setup will allow your user to login to your Drupal site using their miniOrange Credentials. Drupal SAML module gives the ability to enable SAML Single Sign-On for Drupal. Drupal module is compatible with all SAML Identity Providers. Here we will go through a guide to configure SAML SSO between Drupal and your Identity Provider. By the end of this guide, users from your Identity Provider should be able to login into the Drupal site.

Step 1: Configuring miniOrange as Identity Provider (IdP)

  • Go to miniOrange Admin console and login with your miniOrange credentials.
  • From the left menu, go to Apps Manage Apps.
  • drupal saml sp manage apps
  • In the right upper corner, select Configure Apps.
  • drupal saml sp configured apps
  • In the search apps textbox, type Drupal. Select Drupal(SAML) and click on Add App.
  • drupal saml sp select drupal
  • Enter the followings in the textboxes.
  • Custom Application Name App name you like to provide. Eg. Drupal.
    SP Entity ID or Issuer Enter SP Entity ID / Issuer from the Service Provider Metadata tab of the Module.
    ACS URL Enter ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL from the Service Provider Metadata tab of the Module.
    Name Id Select E-Mail Address as a Name Id from dropdown list.
    drupal saml sp add application

Step 2: Creating policy for the App

  • Select DEFAULT from the Group Name dropdown.
  • Enter Policy Name you would like to provide. Eg Drupal Policy.
  • Select Password from the First Factor Type dropdown.
  • Click on Save button to add the App.
  • drupal saml sp add policy
  • From the Configured App list, search your application name you just added and click on the Metadata link.
  • drupal saml sp metadata link
  • Click on the Download Metadata button.
  • drupal saml sp download metadata

Step 3: Configuring Drupal as Service Provider (SP)

  • In miniOrange SAML Module, go to Service Provider tab. There are two ways to configure the Module:
    • idp_sso_image1By Uploading miniOrange Metadata File :

      • Click on Upload IDP Metadata.
      • Upload metadata file you just downloaded and click on Upload.

      idp_sso_image8Manual Configuration :

      • Provide the required settings (i.e. Identity Provider Name, IdP Entity ID or Issuer, SAML Login URL, X.509 Certificate) and save it.
      Identity Provider Name Enter your IdP name. For Example : Miniorange.
      IdP Entity ID or Issuer IdP Entity ID or Issuer URL from the APPS / VIEW IDP METADATA in miniOrange.
      SAML Login URL SAML Login URL from the APPS / VIEW IDP METADATA in miniOrange.
      X.509 Certificate Paste the X.509 Certificate APPS / VIEW IDP METADATA in miniOrange.
  • Click on Save Configuration button.

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