SAML Single Sign-On SSO (login) into Joomla using Okta
miniOrange Joomla SAML SP SSO plugin helps you to integrate your Joomla site to Okta using SAML 2.0 protocol. The miniOrange Joomla SAML SP Single Sign-on (SSO) plugin is simple to set up Okta SSO into Joomla and enable secure login into Joomla. As a result, users can access multiple Joomla applications with one login after authenticating with their Okta IDP credentials.
Our plugin is compatible with Joomla 3 as well as Joomla 4 with all the SAML 2.0 compliant Identity Providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SAML SSO login between the Joomla site and Okta by considering Okta as IDP (Identity Provider) & Joomla as SP (Service Provider).
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 Joomla site, they can automatically access all resources of the Joomla site. 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.
Your SP then sends a SAML request to IDP when a user attempts to log in. Upon IDP authentication, it sends SAML assertions to the SP that provide information about the user. The assertion is received by SP, which then verifies it in accordance with the Identity Provider configuration and grants the user access to your Joomla website.
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
You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 SP configurations. Still, if you are
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SAML 2.0 SP Single Sign On ( SAML SSO) - Service Provider Plugin acts as a SAML
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
the user to the Joomla site.
SAML 2.0 SP Single Sign On (SSO) - Service Provider plugin also provides Cross-Domain / Sub-domain login
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
What is the use of the configuration or integration with SAML SSO?
Miniorange Provides best SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) solution to Okta.
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. Okta [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
Identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SAML SSO login between the
site and Okta.
Miniorange Joomla SAML Single sign-on(web SSO) supports multiple known IDPs like ADFS,
AD, Okta, Shibboleth, Okta, Okta,
SimpleSamlPhp, Google apps, Bitium, OpenAM, miniorange IDP, Centrify and many more.
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