SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) into Tableau using Joomla IDP Plugin


Single Sign-On in Tableau using Joomla IdP. Login to Tableau using Joomla, by configuring Tableau as SP and Joomla as SAML IDP. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Tableau as Service Provider (SP) and Joomla as an Identity Provider (IDP).

  What is Tableau?
Tableau is a powerful business intelligence tool used for data visualizations in the form of charts, graphs, and so on to gain business insights for the better development of a company. It is a much interactive tool that can help business managers, team leaders to make more appropriate decisions speedily. It can help non-technical staff also to create customized dashboards for their work. The drag and drop interface of Tableau makes it really fast.

Logging in to Tableau using a Single sign-on (SSO) is needed to use this application effectively. If the user is already logged in to his website user should get auto-logged in into Tableau using the credentials of the Identity Provider (IDP).

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

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation




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

1. Configure Tableau as the Service Provider (SP)

  • Go to Tableau and Log in to your Tableau Dashboard as Admin.
  • Go to Settings > Authentication.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  dashboard
  • Click on checkbox of Enable an additional authentication method and then click on SAML authentication.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  sso checkbox
  • Click on Edit Connection > Export Metadata. OR note down the SP Entity ID and Assertion Consumer Service URL (ACS URL) and Download Certificate which will be needed to configure the plugin
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  metadata
  • You will need to put metadata of IDP as Joomla by click on Browse button then Apply
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  attribute mapping
  • You will need to configure User Attributes to be sent in the SAML response which Tableau needs to log in the user. You can do this under the Match Attributes. Note the attributes required from Tableau.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  plugin dashboard
  • Click on Test Configuration.
  • enable Tableau sso dashboard
  • You want to add user to enable SSO in the Tableau dashboard. Click on Add User and select as per your concern.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  dashboard for test SSO
  • You can see the following screen after a successful SSO.
  • Tableau SAML SSO with Joomla as Service Provider  signin

In this, you have successfully integrated Tableau - SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) with plugin- Login using Joomla Users ( Joomla as SAML IDP ). Configuring Tableau as SP and Joomla as IDP. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure Single Sign-On (SSO) access with SAML 2.0 Authentication into Tableau using Joomla login credentials.

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 .

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.

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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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