Gluu Server Single Sign-On (SSO) | Joomla Login using Gluu

Joomla OAuth / OpenID connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables login into your Joomla site using OAuth and OpenID Connect providers like Gluu and other custom and standard providers. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features like user profile attribute mapping, role mapping etc. To know more about other features we provide in Joomla OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth / OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.

Step 1: Setup Gluu as OAuth Provider

Steps to configure Gluu Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into Joomla

  • First of all, log into your Gluu account.
  • Navigate to OpenID Connect > Client button.
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  • Click on the Add Client button.
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  • Enter all the details from Joomla Oauth client plugin and then click on Add button
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  • Here you will find Client ID and Client Secret for your Gluu application. Copy and paste Client ID & Client Secret in miniOrange’s Joomla OAuth Single Sign On(OAuth Client) plugin.
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  • You have successfully configured your Gluu Server.

  • Gluu Endpoints and Scope:

    Scope: openid
    Authorize Endpoint: https://<gluu-server-domain>/oxauth/restv1/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://<gluu-server-domain>/oxauth/restv1/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https:///<gluu-server-domain>/oxauth/restv1/userinfo
    Custom redirect URL after logout:[optional] https://[hostname]/idp/Authn/oxAuth/logout

You have successfully configured Gluu as OAuth Provider for achieving Gluu login into your Joomla Site.

Step 2: Configure miniOrange Joomla OAuth Client plugin.

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
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  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • Go to Extension Manage Install in the top navigation bar to install the plugin.
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  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the OAuth Client plugin.
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  • Navigate to Extensions Manage Manage and search for miniorange in the Search bar provided to see the list of the components.
  • Go to Components MiniOrange OAuth Client Configure OAuth tab from the top navigation bar to go to the configuration page of the plugin.
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  • Select your OAuth Provider from the Select Application dropdown. In case your OAuth Provider is not listed in the drop down, please select Custom OAuth Provider to continue.
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  • Fill in the details you received from your OAuth Provider.
  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and click on the Save Settings button to save details in your OAuth Provider.
  • Click on the Test Configuration button and copy the email and name attributes and save these attributes in Email Attribute and Name Attribute text field respectively. Now click on the Save Attribute Mapping button to save your configurations.
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  • Use the Login URL to perform the SSO of your pre-configured OAuth/OpenID Connect Provider, (After completing test configuration please copy the Login URL and Add a button on your site login page).
  • Joomla OAuth Client - Login URL
  • Now logout and go to your Joomla site's pages where you have added this link. You will see a login link where you placed that button. Click on this button to perform SSO.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider.
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  • If you want to purchase any of the paid version of the plugin, you have to register/login with us in Account Setup tab. OR you can register/login Here
  • In case, you are facing some issue or have any question in mind, you can reach out to us by sending us your query through the Support button in the plugin or by sending us a mail at

In this Guide, you have successfully configured Gluu Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Gluu as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client using our Joomla OAuth Single Sign-On (OAuth & OpenID Connect Client) plugin. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Joomla site using Gluu login credentials within minutes

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