Setup Guide For Joomla Oauth Sign-On (SSO) Using Office 365

If you want users to log in to your Joomla site using their Office 365 credentials, you can simply do it using our Joomla Office 365 OAuth plugin. Once you configure the Office 365 with Joomla Office 365 OAuth plugin, you can allow users to SSO to your Joomla site using Office 365.
Similarly, you can map your Joomla roles based on your Office 365 attributes/groups. To know more about other features we provide in Joomla Office 365 OAuth plugin, you can click here.

Download And Installation

  • Log into your Joomla instance as an admin.
  • Go to the Joomla Dashboard -> Extensions -> Manage and click on Install.
  • Seach for a Joomla OAuth Client plugin and click on Install Now.

Step 1: Setup Office 365 as OAuth Provider

  • Sign in to Azure portal.
  • Click on App Services and go to Manage Azure Active Directory.
  • Joomla Office 365 OAuth/OpenID, Home-Microsoft-Azure
  • In the left-hand navigation pane, click the App registrations service, and click New registration.
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  • When the Create page appears, enter your application's registration information:
  • Name : Name of your application.
    Application type :
    1. Select "Web app / API" for client applications and resource/API applications that are installed on a secure server. This setting is used for OAuth confidential web clients and public user-agent-based clients. The same application can also expose both a client and resource/API.
    Sign-on URL :
    1. For "Web app / API" applications, provide the base URL of your app. eg, https://<domain-name> might be the URL for a web app running on your local machine. Users would use this URL to sign in to a web client application.
  • When finished, click Register. Azure AD assigns a unique Application ID to your application. Copy Application ID and the Directory ID , this will be your Client ID and Tenent ID.
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  • Go to API permissions from the left navigaton pane and click on Add permissions.
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  • Click on Office 365 and add permission.
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  • Go to Certificates and Secrets from the left navigaton pane and click on New Client Secret. Enter description and expiration time and click on ADD option.
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  • Copy value. This will be your Secret key.
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  • Enter application Home page URL Logout Settings->Properties->Logout URL.

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 in the top navigation bar to go to the configuration page of the plugin.
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  • Register/ Login with miniOrange.
  • Go to the Configure OAuth tab in the plugin. FIll in the details you received from your OAuth Provider and click on the Save Settings button.
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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.

  • Copy the Redirect/Callback URL given in the plugin and save it 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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  • Add a button on your site login page with the following URL:your_home_page/base_url/?morequest=oauthredirect&app_name=xxxxxxxxx
  • You would find appropriate URL in Instructions to configure in the bellow section of Attribute Mapping (After completing test configuration please choose URL and Add a button on your site login page).

  • Now logout and go to your site. You will see a login link where you placed that button.
  • Click on the Licensing Plans Tab to check out our complete list of features and various licensing plans.
  • 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 dialog box in the Account Setup and Configure OAuth tabs.
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    Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your desired OAuth Provider. In case you have any questions in mind, you can always mail us at joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

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