Joomla SAML IDP (Identity Provider) Plugin/Extensions

Joomla SAML IDP Plugin acts as a SAML 2.0 Identity Provider(IDP) which can be configured to establish the trust between the plugin and various SAML 2.0 supported Service Providers(SP) to securely authenticate the user using the Joomla site.

Here are the Step by Step guides for different Service Providers (SP) for Joomla SAML IDP(Identity Providers)

SP Links
Inkling Click Here
Zendesk Click Here
Tableau Click Here
Owncloud Click Here
Workplace by Facebook Click Here
Moodle Click Here

Step 1: Installing the plugin

  • Download the Joomla SAML IDP zip file.
  • Login as administrator in Joomla.
  • Go to ExtensionsManageInstall.
  • Joomla SAML IDP extensions

    Here you have three options to choose from to install your extension. In most cases, you should go with the first option. The three options are:

    • Upload Package File
    • Install from Directory
    • Install from URL
    • Joomla SAML IDP install
  • Choose miniOrange Joomla SAML IDP plugin file to install.
  • Install the plugin.
  • In the Joomla admin interface, go to ExtensionsManageManage.
  • Here you can enable and disable Joomla plugins and edit plugin details and options. It is also useful for quickly enabling or disabling multiple plugins at the same time.

  • Search for miniorange in plugins and enable all the extensions of the plugin.
  • Joomla SAML IDP miniorange plugin

Step 2: Register/Login into miniOrange account

  • In Account Setup tab, under 'Register with miniOrange', enter your email id and password to create an account. If an account already exists, you will be asked to log in to your account.
  • Joomla SAML IDP sso account

Step 3: Configuring the plugin

  • Go to ComponentsSearch for miniorange in plugins.
  • In the Identity Provider tab, collect the information given there to configure your Service Provider (SP).
  • Joomla SAML IDP configure sp with idp
  • In the Service Provider tab, Click on New and configure your Service Provider (SP) settings (SP Entity ID, ACS URL, NameID Format).
  • In the Attribute/Role Mapping, select the NameId attribute.
  • Click on the Save button on the top left.
  • Now you can test your configurations by clicking on Test Configuration button.
  • Joomla SAML IDP sp configuration
Miniorange Joomla SAML Single sign-on(web SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange Wordpress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, and many more.

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If you don't find what you are looking for, please contact us at or call us at +1 978 658 9387 to find an answer to your question about Joomla IDP.

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