Drupal SAML Single Sign On using Salesforce as Identity Provider
The Drupal SAML integration using the miniOrange SAML SP module establishes seamless SSO between Salesforce and the Drupal
site. The users will be able to log in to the Drupal site using their Salesforce credentials. This document will
through the steps to configure Single Sign-On - SSO between Drupal as a Service Provider (SP) and Salesforce as an
Identity Provider (IdP). The module is compatible with Drupal 7, Drupal 8, Drupal 9, and Drupal 10.
Navigate to the Quick Find box from the left panel.
Search for Manage Connected Apps and click on it.
Select the Application that you have created on Salesforce. For, example Drupal.
Scroll down to Profiles section and click on Manage Profiles button.
Select the profiles you want to give access to login through this app. Click on the Save
Configure Drupal as SAML Service Provider:
Navigate to the Service Provider Setup tab of the Drupal site and click on Upload IDP
In the Upload Metadata File field, choose the XML metadata file that you downloaded from Salesforce. Click on the Upload File button.
Note: To update Identity Provider Name, follow these steps:
Under Action, select the Edit.
Enter Salesforce in the Identity Provider Name text field.
Scroll down and click on the Save Configuration button.
Click on the Test link to test the connection between Drupal and Salesforce.
On a Test Configuration popup sign in using Salesforce credentials (if an active session is not present). After
successful authentication, a list of attributes that are received from Salesforce will be displayed. Click on
Congratulations! you have successfully configure Salesforce as SAML Identity Provider (IdP) and Drupal as SAML
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 (Salesforce) link.
You will be redirected to the Salesforce login page. Enter the Salesforce credentials. After successful
the user will be redirected back to the Drupal site.
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