SAML Single Sign-On into Joomla using JBoss Keycloak | JBoss Keycloak SSO | Login using JBoss Keycloak



What is SSO ?


Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication method that enables users to access multiple applications with  one-click login  and one set of credentials. For example, after users log in to your org, they can automatically access all apps from the App Launcher. When you set up SSO, you configure one system to trust another to authenticate users , eliminating users' need to log in to each system separately. The system that authenticates users is called an Identity provider. The system that trusts the identity provider for authentication is called the Service provider.

SAML allows exchanging of information between Service Provider and Identity provider, SAML is integration between SP and IDP. When a user tries to log in, your identity provider sends SAML assertions containing facts about the user to Identity Provider. Identity Provider receives the assertion, validates it against your Identity Provider configuration, and allows the user to access your org.


Jboss keycloak Single Sign On (SSO) For Joomla miniOrange provides a ready to use solution for Joomla. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Joomla site using Jboss Keycloak within minutes.

Step 1: Configuring Jboss keycloak as Identity Provider (IdP)

  • In your Keycloak admin console, select the realm that you want to use.
  • keycloak SSO, Joomla Jboss Keycloak configuration
  • Click on the Clients from the left navigation bar.
  • Click on create button at the top right corner and enter the following values to create a new client/application.
    Client ID SP-EntityID/Issuer from Service Provider Metadata
    Client protocol SAML
    Client SAML Endpoint (optional) The ACS (Assertion Consumer Service) URL from Service Provider Metadata
  • keycloak SSO , Joomla Jboss Keycloak new client application keycloak SingleSignOnService, Joomla Jboss Keycloak new client/application
  • Click on Save.
  • Configure the following:
    Client ID The SP-EntityID / Issuer from Service Provider Metadata
    NameProvide a name for this client (Eg. Joomla)
    Description (optional)Provide a description
    EnabledON
    Consent RequiredOFF
    Client ProtocolSAML
    Include AuthnStatementNO
    Sign DocumentsNO
    Optimize Redirect signing key lookupOFF
    Sign AssertionsNO
    Signature AlgorithmRSA_SHA256
    Encrypt AssertionOFF
    Client Signature RequiredOFF
    Client Signature RequiredEXCLUSIVE
    Force Name ID FormatNO
    Name ID FormatEmail
    Root URLLeave empty or Base URL of Service Provider
    Valid Redirect URIsThe ACS (Assertion Consumer Service) URL from Service Provider Metadata
  • Under Fine Grain SAML Endpoint Configuration, configure the following:
    Assertion Consumer Service POST Binding URLThe ACS (Assertion Consumer Service) URL from Service Provider Metadata
    Logout Service Redirect Binding URLThe Single Logout URL from Service Provider Metadata
  • Click on Save.

keycloak, Joomla Jboss Keycloak Saml Endpoint Add Mappers

  • Add the following attributes in the Mappers tab.
  • Click on Add Built-in and add the following option.
  • Joomla Jboss Keycloak Mappers tab Keycloak SSO

miniorange  Add User

  • Click on the Users from the left nav bar.
  • Add a new user/view all users.
  • keycloak single-sign-on-sso,Joomla Jboss Keycloak user tab
  • Enter the username, valid email address and check on User Enabled.
  • keycloak single-sign-on-sso,Joomla Jboss Keycloak User Enabled
  • Click on Save.
  • Click on the Realm Settings from the left nav bar and open SAML 2.0 Identity Provider Metadata.
  • keycloak single-sign-on-sso,Jboss keycloak Realm Setting

    OR

  • Go to, https://<YOUR_DOMAIN>/auth/realms/{YOUR_REALM}/protocol/saml/descriptor.These will open an XML in the browser.
  • keycloak SSO, Jboss keycloak XML browser
  • In miniOrange’s Joomla SAML SP plugin, go to Service Provider Setup Tab. Enter the following values:
  • Identity Provider Name Provide an Identity Provider name (For Example: Keycloak).
    IdP Entity ID or IssuerSearch for the entityID from IDP Metadata.Enter the Value in the Entity ID textbox.
    SAML Login URLSearch for SingleSignOnService Binding ”urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:bindings:HTTP-Redirect” from IDP Metadata.Enter the location value in the SAML Login URL textbox.
    SAML Logout URL (Optional)Search for SingleLogoutService Binding”urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:bindings:HTTP-Redirect” from IDP Metadata.Enter the location value in the SAML Login URL textbox.
    X.509 Certificate (Optional)Search for the X.509 Certificate from IDP Metadata.Enter the tag value in Certificate textbox.
    Enable login with SAMLChecked
    Signed SSO and SLO RequestsUnchecked

Step 2: Configuring Joomla as Service Provider (SP)

  • In Joomla SAML plugin, go to Service Provider Setup Tab. There are three ways to configure the plugin:

      Azure_As_Idp By Metadata URL :

      • Click on Upload IDP Metadata.
      • Joomla Single Sign On SSO SAML SP Upload Metadata
      • Enter Metadata URL (Copy from IDP app) and click on Fetch Metadata.
      • Joomla Single Sign On SSO SAML SP Upload Metadata URL

      Azure_As_Idp By Uploading Metadata File:

      • Click on Upload IDP Metadata.
      • Choose metadata file and click on Upload.
      • Joomla Single Sign On SSO SAML SP Upload Metadata file

      Azure_As_Idp Manual Configuration :

      • Copy SAML Entity ID, SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL and x.509 certificate from Federation Metadata document and paste it in IdP Entity ID or Issuer, Single Sign-on Service URL, x.509 Certificate fields respectively in the plugin.
      • IdP Entity ID or Issuer SAML Entity ID in the Federation Metadata document
        Single Sign-On Service URL SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL in the Federation Metadata document
        X.509 Certificate x.509 Certificate in the Federation Metadata document

      Azure_As_Idp Add a button on your site login page with the following URL:

      Joomla Single Sign On SSO SAML SP Signin Settings

Step 3: Attribute Mapping (It is Optional to fill this). This is Premium feature.

  • Attributes are user details that are stored in your Identity Provider.
  • Attribute Mapping helps you to get user attributes from your Identity Provider (IdP) and map them to Joomla user attributes like firstname, lastname etc.
  • While auto registering the users in your Joomla site these attributes will automatically get mapped to your Joomla user details.
  • In Joomla SAML plugin, go to Attribute Mapping tab and fill in all the fields.
    Username: Name of the username attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
    Email: Name of the email attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
    Group/Role: Name of the Role attribute from Identity Provider(IdP)
  • You can check the Test Configuration Results under Service Provider Setup tab to get a better idea of which values to map here.

Step 4: Group Mapping (It is Optional to fill this). This is Premium feature.

  • Joomla uses a concept of Roles, designed to give the site owner the ability to control what users can and cannot do within the site.
  • Role mapping helps you to assign specific roles to users of a certain group in your Identity Provider (IdP).
  • While auto registering, the users are assigned roles based on the group they are mapped to.

Step 5: Redirection & SSO Links.

  • Go to Login Settings tab. There are multiple features availabe in this tab like Auto redirect the user to Identity Provider and Enable Backed Login for Super Users. To use these features, click on the respective checkboxes.
  • You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 SP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

Step 2: Configuring Joomla as Service Provider (SP)

  • In Joomla SAML plugin, go to Service Provider Setup Tab. There are three ways to configure the plugin:

      SAML SSO Single-Sign-On By Metadata URL :

      • Click on Upload IDP Metadata.
      • Joomla Single Sign On SSO SAML SP Upload Metadata
      • Enter Metadata URL (Copy from IDP app) and click on Fetch Metadata.
      • Joomla Single Sign On SSO SAML SP Upload Metadata URL

      SAML SSO Single-Sign-On By Uploading Metadata File:

      • Click on Upload IDP Metadata.
      • Choose metadata file and click on Upload.
      • Joomla Single Sign On SSO SAML SP Upload Metadata file

      SAML SSO Single-Sign-On Manual Configuration :

      • Copy SAML Entity ID, SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL and x.509 certificate from Federation Metadata document and paste it in IdP Entity ID or Issuer, Single Sign-on Service URL, x.509 Certificate fields respectively in the plugin.
      • IdP Entity ID or Issuer SAML Entity ID in the Federation Metadata document
        Single Sign-On Service URL SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL in the Federation Metadata document
        X.509 Certificate x.509 Certificate in the Federation Metadata document

      SAML SSO Single-Sign-On Add a button on your site login page with the following URL:

        Joomla Single Sign On SSO SAML SP Signin Settings

Step 3: Attribute Mapping (It is Optional to fill this). This is Premium feature.

  • Attributes are user details that are stored in your Identity Provider.
  • Attribute Mapping helps you to get user attributes from your Identity Provider (IdP) and map them to Joomla user attributes like firstname, lastname etc.
  • While auto registering the users in your Joomla site these attributes will automatically get mapped to your Joomla user details.
  • In Joomla SAML plugin, go to Attribute Mapping tab and fill in all the fields.
    Username: Name of the username attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
    Email: Name of the email attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
    Group/Role: Name of the Role attribute from Identity Provider(IdP)
  • You can check the Test Configuration Results under Service Provider Setup tab to get a better idea of which values to map here.

Step 4: Group Mapping (It is Optional to fill this). This is Premium feature.

  • Role mapping helps you to assign specific roles to users of a certain group in your Identity Provider (IdP).
  • While auto registering, the users are assigned roles based on the group they are mapped to.

Step 5: Redirection & SSO Links.

  • Go to Login Settings tab. There are multiple features availabe in this tab like Auto redirect the user to Identity Provider and Enable Backed Login for Super Users. To use these features, click on the respective checkboxes.
  • Joomla Single Sign On SSO SAML SP Signin Settings

    You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 SP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

How miniorange Joomla SAML SSO plugin works?


SAML 2.0 SP Single Sign On ( SAML SSO) - Service Provider Plugin acts as a SAML 2.0 Service Provider which can be configured to establish the trust between the Joomla site and various SAML 2.0 supported Identity Providers to securely authenticate (Secure Login) the user to the Joomla site.
SAML 2.0 SP Single Sign On (SSO) - Service Provider plugin also provides Cross-Domain / Sub-domain login sharing with other Joomla websites.
We also provide a separate plugin that enables Joomla to act as an Identity Provider. It supports authentication with Joomla, user management, session management, change password, etc. You can configure any service provider with your Joomla site with the help of this plugin.

What is the use of the configuration or integration with SAML SSO?


Miniorange Provides best SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) solution to Jboss Keycloak. SSO reduces the number of attack surfaces because users only log in once each day and only use one set of credentials. Reducing login to one set of credentials improves enterprise security. When employees have to use separate passwords for each app, they usually don't.
Single Sign-On (SSO) is a highly secure user authentication process. SSO lets the users access multiple applications with a single account credential and sign out instantly with one click. Mini orange Joomla plugin supports SSO. To provide single sign-on services for your domain, Joomla acts as a service provider (SP) through the SAML (Secure Assertion Markup Language) standard.
Jboss Keycloak [SAML] Single Sign-On (SSO) login for Joomla can be achieved by using our Joomla SAML SP Single Sign-On(SSO) plugin. Our plugin is compatible with all the SAML compliant Identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SAML SSO login between the Joomla site and Jboss Keycloak

SSO with Jboss Keycloak :-


The Joomla SAML Single Sign-On plugin allows your Jboss Keycloak users to login to the Joomla site by authenticating with their Jboss Keycloak credentials(Login using Jboss Keycloak / Jboss Keycloak Login). Our Joomla Single Sign-On (SAML SSO) plugin supports all the Jboss Keycloak SSO use cases such as Jboss Keycloak Login, Jboss Keycloak Single Sign-On, Jboss Keycloak Community SSO, Jboss Keycloak Login(Single Sign-On) into Joomla, Login using Jboss Keycloak, Login with Jboss Keycloak. This allows you to seamlessly achieve Login using Jboss Keycloak, Jboss Keycloak Login, Jboss Keycloak Community SSO, Login with Jboss Keycloak, Jboss Keycloak Single Sign-On for your Joomla site.

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