Single Sign-On in Box using Joomla IdP. Login into Box using Joomla, by configuring Box as SP and Joomla as SAML IDP .
If your users are stored in the Joomla database and if you want to login to your Box site/applications by using Joomla's user's credentials then you can use this setup guide to configure it.
Steps for Integration of Joomla Single Sign-On (SSO) with Box as Service Provider
1. Configure Box as the Service Provider (SP)
Log in to your Box account as Account Admin and navigate to Admin Console.
In the left sidebar, click Enterprise Settings >> User Settings.
Scroll down to the Configure Single Sign On (SSO) section, then click Configure.
Go to Box SSO Questionnaireand provide the necessary information to setup Joomla as Identity Provider (IdP).
Enter the Email Address and other required fields.
Select Other with Metadata from who is your Identity Provider? dropdown.
Enter the Company Box Subdomain field.
Now choose and upload the Metadata File in the xml format which you have downloaded .
Leave the optional fields empty and click on Submit.
It can take up to 24 hours to process the metadata. Once the file has been processed, Box sends a notification to the email address of the main account admin.
You can now enable SSO for your enterprise. Begin by enabling SSO Test Mode. In Test Mode, you can log in using SSO credentials. Also verify that you can log out and in again using SSO credentials before you continue.
After you have tested that the SSO login flow is working correctly, you can enable SSO Required.
You have successfully configured Box as Service Provider.
Login to the administrator section of your Joomla 4 website :–
From the dashboard of Joomla 4 site. Click on System to install the plugin
Under System Install Extentions
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.
Now go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Service Provider
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 .
SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
X.509 Certificate (optional)
[For Signed Request]
Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
If you would like to test out the plugin to ensure your business use case is fulfilled, we do provide a 7-day trial for premium version. Please drop us an email at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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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