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Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with IdentityServer3 Single Sign-On (SSO) | IdentityServer3 SSO

Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with IdentityServer3 Single Sign-On (SSO) | IdentityServer3 SSO

Integration of IdentityServer3 Single Sign-on (IdentityServer3 SSO) with Joomla using OAuth 2.0 Protocol. The miniOrange Joomla OAuth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on (SSO) plugin makes it simple to set up IdentityServer3 SSO into Joomla and enable secure login into joomla. As a result, users can log in to Joomla and access the site by authenticating with their IdentityServer3 OAuth provider credentials.

Visit our Joomla OAuth Client Plugin page to learn more about the features and Pricing plans we offer for the Joomla OAuth Single Sign-on (OAuth & OpenID connect) plugin.

Joomla OAuth Client Handbook

Please refer our detailed Handbook for the Joomla OAuth/OpenID Single Sign-On plugin, which gives an in-depth explanation of the various features of the plugin. You can get to the handbook at anytime directly from the plugin's UI for quicker access.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

Steps to configure IdentityServer3 Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into Joomla

1. Setup IdentityServer3 as OAuth Provider

  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and configure App Name, Client ID, Client Secret from provided Endpoints.
  • openid is already filled but if it doesn't work then configure scope as User.Read and for fetching group info use scope is
  • Please refer the below table for configuring the scope & endpoints for IdentityServer3 in the plugin.

  • Scope: openid profile email phone address
    Authorize Endpoint: https://<your-domain>/identity/connect/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://<your-domain>/identity/connect/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://<your-domain>/identity/connect/userinfo
    Custom redirect URL after logout:[optional] https://<your-domain>/identity/connect/endsession
    Set Client Credentials: In Both (In Header and In Body)

You have successfully configured Joomla as OAuth Client for achieving IdentityServer3 login into your Joomla Site.

3. Configure Attribute Mapping

    User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully login into Joomla. We will be setting up user profile attributes for Joomla using below settings.

  • Go to Step 3 [Attribute Mapping] tab and click on Test Configuration button.
  • OAuth Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla - Test Configuration
  • You will be able to see the attributes in the Test Configuration output as follows.
  • OAuth Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla - Configuration output
  • Now go to the Step 3 [Attribute Mapping] tab and Select the attribute name for Email and Username from dropdown. Then click on Finish Configuration button.
  • OAuth Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla - Attribute Mapping

4. Setup Login/SSO URL

  • Now go to Step 4 [SSO URL] tab, here copy the Login/SSO URL and add it to your Site by following the given steps.
  • OAuth Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla - Login/SSO 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.

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