SAML Single Sign-On into AWS Cognito using Joomla IDP Plugin | AWS Cognito SSO

SAML Single Sign-On into AWS Cognito using Joomla IDP Plugin | AWS Cognito SSO


AWS Cognito (Amazon Web Services)

Login using Joomla Users ( Joomla as SAML IDP ) plugin gives you the ability to use your Joomla credentials to log into AWS Cognito (Amazon Web Services). Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between AWS Cognito as Service Provider and Joomla as an Identity Provider.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation




Steps for Integration of Joomla Single Sign-On (SSO) with AWS Cognito as Service Provider

1. Configure AWS Cognito as the Service Provider (SP)

  • First of all, go to AWS Cognito Console and sign up/login in your account to Configure AWS Cognito.
  • Go to Services > Security, Identity, & Compliance > Cognito.
  •  Login using Joomla into AWS Cognito ( Amazon Web Services ) Single Sign-On (SSO),Cognito console
  • Click Manage User Pools, then Create a user pool.
  •  Login using Joomla into AWS Cognito ( Amazon Web Services ) Single Sign-On (SSO), Manage User Pools  Login using Joomla into AWS Cognito ( Amazon Web Services ) Single Sign-On (SSO), Manage User Pools
  • Enter a name for the Pool Name. Click Review Defaults, then Create Pool .
  •  Login using Joomla into AWS Cognito ( Amazon Web Services ) Single Sign-On (SSO), Manage User Pools
  • After creating a pool keep the Pool ID handy or you can note down so that it will help to configure your IdP.
  •  Login using Joomla into AWS Cognito ( Amazon Web Services ) Single Sign-On (SSO), Manage User Pools
  • On the left pane, click on Domain Name under App Integration. Enter an available domain prefix, then save it. Keep this Domain it will require in ACS URL to configure your IDP.
  •  Login using Joomla into AWS Cognito ( Amazon Web Services ) Single Sign-On (SSO), Manage User Pools
  • On the left pane, click on Identity provider under Federation. Then Selct SAML
  •  Login using Joomla into AWS Cognito ( Amazon Web Services ) Single Sign-On (SSO), Manage User Pools
  • Upload the downloaded in step-1 Joomla IDP metadata file, name it, then click Create Provider.
  •  Login using Joomla into AWS Cognito ( Amazon Web Services ) Single Sign-On (SSO), Manage User Pools
  • Under Federation, select Attribute mapping .
  • Add this
     http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/ws/2005/05/identity/claims/emailaddress 
    attribute in SAML attribute text field and select User Pool Attribute as Email.
  •  Login using Joomla into AWS Cognito ( Amazon Web Services ) Single Sign-On (SSO), Manage User Pools
  • Click Save changes.

2: Configuring Joomla as Identity Provider (IDP)



  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla 4 website :–
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • From the dashboard of Joomla 4 site. Click on System to install the plugin
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Under System Install Extentions .
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Now go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Service Provider
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Under Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

  • Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer  Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.
  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange Wordpress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

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

  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.

     Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla website :–
    [host]/[sitename]/administrator/index.php

    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • From the navigation menu on top go to Extensions Manage Install.

    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.

    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Go to Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

    Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer    Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.


  • Login using Joomla into Service provider | Joomla SAML Single Sign-On SSO

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange WordPress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

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

Additional Resources.

Free Trial:

If you would like to test out the plugin to ensure your business use case is fulfilled, we do provide a 7-day trial. Please drop us an email at joomlasupport@xecurify.com requesting a trial. You can create an account with us using this link.

24*7 Active Support

If you face any issues or if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at joomlasupport@xecurify.com. In case you want some additional features to be included in the plugin, please get in touch with us, and we can get that custom-made for you. Also, If you want, we can also schedule an online meeting to help you Setup the Joomla SAML IDP Single Sign-On plugin.

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