Drupal Gitlab SSO Integration with OAuth Client | Drupal Gitlab Login

Drupal Gitlab SSO Integration with OAuth Client | Drupal Gitlab Login


Drupal Gitlab SSO integration will allow you to configure Single Sign-On ( SSO ) login between your Drupal site and Gitlab using OAuth/OpenID protocol. Drupal OAuth 2.0/OpenID connect module gives the ability to enable login using OAuth 2.0/OIDC Single Sign-On to Drupal Site. We provide the Drupal OAuth/OpenID Client module for Drupal 7, Drupal 8, and Drupal 9.
Here we will go through a guide to configure the SSO login between Drupal and Gitlabrt. By following these steps, users of Gitlab will be able to log into the Drupal site using their Gitlab credentials.
If you have any queries or if you need any sort of assistance in configuring the module, you can contact us at drupalsupport@xecurify.com. If you want, we can also schedule an online meeting to help you configure the Drupal OAuth & OpenID Connect Login - OAuth2 Client SSO Login module.

Features and Pricing

Know more about Drupal OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On from here.

Pre-requisites: Download

You can download the Drupal OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On module from here.

Module Handbook

This detailed Handbook for the Drupal OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On module, gives an in depth explanation of the features of the module. You can refer to the handbook at anytime - it is always available to you, either via This link, or directly from the module for quicker access.

1. Install Drupal OAuth Client module

    1.1. Using Composer:

    • For Windows:
      Composer require drupal/miniorange_oauth_client
    • For Linux:
      Composer require 'drupal/miniorange_oauth_client'
    • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and search for miniOrange OAuth Client Configuration using the search box.
    • Enable the module by checking the checkbox and click on the Install button.
    • You can configure the module at:
      {BaseURL}/admin/config/people/miniorange_oauth_client/config_clc

    1.2. Using Drush:

    • Download the module:
      drush dl drupal/miniorange_oauth_client
    • Install the module:
      drush en drupal/miniorange_oauth_client
    • Clear the cache:
       drush cr
    • You can configure the module at:
      {BaseURL}/admin/config/people/miniorange_oauth_client/config_clc

    1.3. Manual installation:

    • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and click on Install new module.
    • Install the Drupal OAuth & OpenID Connect Login - OAuth2 Client SSO Login 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.
    • You can configure the module at:
      {BaseURL}/admin/config/people/miniorange_oauth_client/config_clc
  • Navigate to the Configure OAuth tab and search for your Provider/Application using the search box. If you can't find a desired application/provider, select Custom OAuth Provider.
  • Drupal OAuth Client - Configure module
  • Copy the Callback/Redirect URL and keep it handy.
  • Drupal OAuth Client - Configure OAuth tab

2. Configure SSO Application in Gitlab

  • First of all, go to https://gitlab.com/profile and log into your box account.
  • Drupal OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On Gitlab SSO dashboard
  • Go to Applications ​tab.
  • Add Name of your application and Redirect URI. Most importantly, Redirect URI is the URI where the user will be sent after authorization.
  • Drupal OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On Gitlab SSO redirect url
  • Make sure you chose the scope that fits your need. Most importantly, the scope chosen here should also be same as the entry on the MO OAuth​ Configuration.
  • Drupal OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On Gitlab SSO add scopes

3. Integrating Drupal with Gitlab

  • Gitlab assigns a unique Application ID to your application. Copy the Client ID and Client Secret key and keep it handy.
  • Drupal OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign On Gitlab SSO app id client secret
  • In Drupal’s Configure OAuth tab and paste the copied Client ID and Client Secret (copied from the Gitlab Portal) in the Client ID and Client Secret text-field.
  • Gitlab sso login with drupal OAuth OpenID Single Single On Gitlab Client Credentials
  • You have successfully completed your Gitlab App OAuth Server side configurations.
  • Scope: openid read_user
    Authorize Endpoint: https://gitlab.com/oauth/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://gitlab.com/oauth/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://gitlab.com/api/v4/user

4. Test Configuration of Drupal with Gitlab

  • After successfully saving the configurations, please click on the Test Configuration button to test the connection between Drupal and Gitlab.
  • drupal OAuth OpenID Single Single On Gitlab test Configuration
  • This Test Configuration window will provide you with a list of the attributes that are coming from the Gitlab
  • Select the Email Attribute from the dropdown menu in which the user's email ID is obtained and click on the Done button.
  • drupal OAuth OpenID Single Single On Gitlab test Configuration successfully
  • Now, in the Attribute & Role Mapping tab, you can also choose the Username Attribute from the dropdown and click on the Save Configuration button.
  • DeviantArt sso login with drupal OAuth OpenID Single Single On DeviantArt test Configuration successfully

    Please note: Mapping the Email Attribute is mandatory for your login to work.

  • Now log out and go to your Drupal site’s login page. You will automatically find a Login with Gitlab link there. If you want to add the SSO link to other pages as well, please follow the steps given in the image below :
  • DeviantArtd sso login with drupal OAuth OpenID Single Single On Gitlab test Configuration successfully

24*7 Active Support

If you face any issues or if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at drupalsupport@xecurify.com. In case you want some additional features to be included in the module, please get in touch with us, and we can get that custom-made for you. Also, If you want, we can also schedule an online meeting to help you configure the Drupal OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On module.

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