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

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


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Single Sign-On SSO into LearnUpon using Joomla IdP, Login into LearnUpon using Joomla, by configuring LearnUpon as SP and Joomla as SAML IDP. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between LearnUpon 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 LearnUpon site/applications by using Joomla's user's credentials then you can use this setup guide to configure it.



Pre-requisites : Download And Installation




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

1. Configure LearnUpon as the Service Provider (SP)

  • Login to your LearnUpon LMS domain as an Account Administrator.
  • Navigate to Settings tab.
  • In Integrations select the Single Sign On-SAML.

  • Login using Joomla into LearnUpon | LearnUpon SAML SSO using Joomla, Single Sign-On SAML
  • Select General Settings.

  •  Login using Joomla into LearnUpon | LearnUpon SAML SSO using Joomla, General Settings
  • Enter the values by referring to the table below.
  • Enable trigger Switch on the Enabled trigger.
    Version Select 2.0.
    Skip Conditions No.
    SAML Token POST param name Enter SAMLResponse.
    Name Identifier Format: Enter urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress
    Identify Provider Location (IDP SSO Target URL) In the Identify Provider Location textbox, type the
    learnupon URL that indicates where the users are sent to if they   initiate the SSO from Joomla.
    Unauthorized URL Enter /users/sign_in
    Sign out URL Enter /users/sign_in
    Disable portal login page? If enabled user can copy and paste the value from
    Joomla
    Certificate Fingerprint Follow the steps below to copy the Thumbprint of
    certificate:
    1. Open the certificate that was downloaded earlier.
    2. Go to Details and in the field column select
    Thumbprint.
    3. Copy the Thumbprint that opens in the pane by
    pressing CTRL+C (Right-Click wont work!).
    4. Paste the Thumbprint in the Certificate Fingerprint.
    Make sure that there are no spaces in between the
    Certificate Fingerprint.Remove them manually.

     Login using Joomla into LearnUpon | LearnUpon SAML SSO using Joomla, Certificate Remove
  • Click Save to complete the configuration.
  • Scroll down to the Certificate Finger Prints section.

  •  Login using Joomla into LearnUpon | LearnUpon SAML SSO using Joomla, Finger Prints
  • Click Save to complete the configuration.
  • OPTIONAL: If you want to enable Just In Time (JIT) provisioning:
  • Go back to the Settings -> Integrations -> Single Sign On – SAML page..
  • Select User & Group Settings.
  • Login using Joomla into LearnUpon | LearnUpon SAML SSO using Joomla, Group Settings
  • Enable Create Users if they do not exist in your portal.
  • First Name Identifier Format: Enter FirstName.
  • Last Name Identifier Format: Enter LastName..
  • Click Save to complete the configuration.
  • Login using Joomla into LearnUpon | LearnUpon SAML SSO using Joomla, complete Configuration

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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