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SAML Single Sign-On into Magento using AuthAnvil as an Identity Provider (IdP)

SAML Single Sign-On into Magento using AuthAnvil as an Identity Provider (IdP)

AuthAnvil Single Sign-On (SSO) login for Magento [SAML] can be achieved by using our Magento SAML SP Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Our SSO solution will make Magento SAML 2.0 compliant Service Provider establishing trust between the Magento site and AuthAnvil to securely authenticate and login users to the Magento site. Our Magento Single Sign-On (SSO) solution helps to secure Magento sites behind the SSO login so that users are authenticated using their AuthAnvil login credentials. Seamless support for advanced SSO features like Attribute / Custom Mapping, Role Mapping etc.

SAML allows information to be exchanged between Service Providers and Identity Providers; SAML is the integration of Service Providers and Identity Providers. When a user attempts to log in, your Service provider delivers SAML assertions to Identity Provider, which contain information about the user. The assertion is received by Identity Provider, which validates it against your Service Provider settings before allowing the user access to your org.

Here we will go through a guide to configure SAML Single Sign-On SSO login between Magento site and AuthAnvil by considering AuthAnvil as IdP (Identity Provider) and Magento as SP (Service Provider). Our SSO plugin provides Unlimited user authentications from AuthAnvil. To know more about other features we provide in you Magento SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin, you can click here.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

Installation using Composer:
  • Purchase the miniOrange SAML Single Sign On – SAML SSO Login extension from magento marketplace.
  • Go to My profile -> My Purchases
  • Please ensure you are using correct access keys (My Profile - Access Keys)
  • Paste the access keys in your auth.json file inside your project
  • Use the below command to add the extension to your project.
    "composer require {module_name}:{version}"
  • You can see the module name and list of versions in the selector below the extension module name.
  • Run the following commands on command prompt to enable the extension.
  • php bin/magento setup:di:compile
    php bin/magento setup:upgrade

Manual Installation:
  • Download the miniOrange SAML Single Sign On – SAML SSO Login extension.
  • Unzip all contents of the zip inside the MiniOrange/SP directory.
  • {Root Directory of Magento} app code MiniOrange SP
  • Run the following commands on command prompt to enable the extension
  • php bin/magento setup:di:compile
    php bin/magento setup:upgrade

Magento Single Sign On SSO login with Azure AD, Azure B2C, ADFS, Okta, Keycloak, Salesforce, Ping, Bitium, Gsuite, Shibboleth & many SAML IdPs [24/7 SUPPORT]

 Tested with 2.4.5

Steps to configure AuthAnvil SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into Magento SAML SP

1. Setup AuthAnvil as IdP (Identity Provider)

Follow the steps below to configure AuthAnvil as IdP for Magento

miniorange img Configure AuthAnvil as IdP
  • In the Magento SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to Service Provider Metadata tab. In this tab you will find the SP metadata such as SP Entity ID and ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL which are required to configure AuthAnvil as the Identity Provider.
  • Configure AuthAnvil as IDP - Magento SSO - AuthAnvil SSO Login
  • Login to Authanvil and Go to SSO Management +(add icon) Create New Application Custom Application.
  •  Authanvil SAML SSO Single Sign On into Magento SSO management
  • Enter the Application Name.
  • Login using Authanvil into Magento enter application name
  • Go to Protocol Setup and Enter following info:
  • Protocol Setup SP-INIT
    Assertion Consumer Service URL ACS URL copied from the plugin
    Allow Multiple Audiences Unchecked
    Audience URI SP Entity ID copied from the plugin
    Service Entity ID SP Entity ID copied from the plugin
    Magento Authanvil SAML Single Sign On SSO protocol setup
  • Enter Advanced Setting
  • Include All Audience URIs Checked
    Sign Token Response Checked
    Sign Assertion Unchecked
    Signing Algorithm SHA1
    Magento Authanvil login SAML SSO advance setting
  • Go to Attribute Transformation Tab and select Specify Custom Attribute Transformation. Add the NameID attribute and click on Add. Then add the name attribute as given in the image.
  • Magento Authanvil SAML SSO Single Sign On attribute transformation custom attribute login using Authanvil into Magento
  • Go to Permission tab and add Groups to which you want to give access to this application.
  •  Authanvil SAML SSO Single Sign On into Magento login using Authanvil into Magento permission application
  • Click on Add Application and then Save Changes.
  • Open the app. Click on View Federation Metadata in Protocol Setup Tab and save the generated metadata xml file. This metadata file will be required to configure the plugin.
  •  Authanvil SAML SSO Single Sign On metadata xml

You have successfully configured AuthAnvil as SAML IdP (Identity Provider) for achieving AuthAnvil SSO login into your magento Site.

2. Configure Magento as SP (Service Provider)

  • Copy SAML Entity ID, SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL and x.509 certificate from Federation Metadata document and paste it in IdP Entity ID or Issuer, Single Sign-on Service URL, x.509 Certificate fields respectively in the plugin.
  • IdP Entity ID or Issuer SAML Entity ID obtained from your IdP
    Single Sign-On Service URL SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL obtained from your IdP
    X.509 Certificate x.509 Certificate obtained from your IdP
  • Click on Save button to save all your settings.
  • AuthAnvil Magento SSO - AuthAnvil Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento - federation metadata
  • To check if your Magento as SP is configured correctly, click the Test Configuration button.
  • AuthAnvil Magento SSO - AuthAnvil Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento - Test configuration

3: Attribute Mapping (Optional). *This is Premium feature.

  • Attributes are user details that are stored in your Identity Provider.
  • Attribute Mapping helps you to get user attributes from your Identity Provider (IdP) and map them to Magento user attributes like firstname, lastname etc.
  • While auto registering the users in your Magento site these attributes will automatically get mapped to your Magento user details.
  • Only NameID can be mapped to Magento's Email and Username characteristics with the free plugin. Multiple user attributes from the IdP, on the other hand, can be mapped to Magento attributes in the premium version of the plugin. You can map custom attributes that you've added to your IdP in addition to the default attributes.
  • When a user performs SSO, the NameID value sent by the IdP will get mapped to the email and the username of the Magento user.
  • AuthAnvil Magento SSO - AuthAnvil Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento - attribute mapping
    Username: Name of the username attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
    Email: Name of the email attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
    Group/Role: Name of the Role attribute from Identity Provider (IdP)
  • You can check the Test Configuration Results under Service Provider Setup tab to get a better idea of which values to map here.

4: Role Mapping (Optional). *This is Premium feature.

  • You can specify a default role in the free plugin that will be allocated to all non-admin users when they conduct SSO.
  • Go to Attribute/Role mapping tab and navigate to Role Mapping section.
  • Select the Default Role and click on the Save button.
  • Magento SAML AuthAnvil Single Sign-On(SSO) Login- role mapping

In this Guide, you have successfully configured AuthAnvil SAML Single Sign-On (AuthAnvil SSO Login) choosing AuthAnvil as IdP and Magento as SP using Magento SAML Sigle Sign-On (SSO) Login plugin .This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Magento site using AuthAnvil login credentials within minutes.

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