ClicData SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) | Login using Joomla into ClicData SSO

ClicData SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) | Login using Joomla into ClicData SSO


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

If your users are stored in the Joomla database and if you want to login to your ClicData site/applications by using Joomla's user's credentials then you can use this setup guide to configure it.



Note: Premium Version of Joomla as SAML IDP plugin is required to set up Single Sign-On SSO.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation




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

1. Configure ClicData as the Service Provider (SP)

  • Login to your ClicData account as an Administrator.
  • You will be represented with the Home screen of ClicData.
  • In the left-top corner, click on the menu button.
  • Under the Account section, click on Account Settings option.
  • Login using Joomla into ClicData | ClicData SSO using Joomla, Account Settings
  • In the Account Settings tab, click on Single Sign-On.
  •  Login using Joomla into ClicData | ClicData SSO using Joomla, select Single Sign-On
  • Enable Single Sign-On by sliding a button and select SAML 2.0 as the Identity Provider type.
  • Login using Joomla into ClicData | ClicData SSO using Joomla, Enable Single Sign-On
Login using Joomla into ClicData | ClicData SSO using Joomla, bullet SSO Upload IDP Metadata
  • In the SAML Configuration section, enter the required endpoints from the IDP Metadata tab of the plugin .
  • Entity Identifier Copy and paste IDP Entity ID/Issuer
    SignOn URL Copy and paste SAML Login URL
    Logout URL Copy and paste SAML Logout URL
  • You can download the IDP Metadata XML file and then upload in the ClicData (Service Provider) side by clicking on the Import Identity Provider Metadata option.
  • Login using Joomla into ClicData | ClicData SSO using Joomla,Metadata Import
  • In the User Attributes section, fill in the fields as you configured them in the plugin section.
  •  Login using Joomla into ClicData | ClicData SSO using Joomla, Users Attributes
    E-mail mail
    First Name givenName
    Last Name sn
    Can Sign In? yes
  • Keep the Default role of new users to Viewers.

You have successfully configured ClicData as Service Provider.

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 for premium version. 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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