SAML Single Sign-On into Magento using PingFederate | PingFederate SSO | Login using PingFederate

SAML Single Sign-On into Magento using PingFederate | PingFederate SSO | Login using PingFederate

PingFederate 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 PingFederate 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 PingFederate 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 PingFederate by considering PingFederate as IdP (Identity Provider) and Magento as SP (Service Provider). Our SSO plugin provides Unlimited user authentications from PingFederate. 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

  • Download the miniOrange SAML SP Single Sign-On (SSO)plugin from Magento Marketplace.
  • Go to magento root directory.
  • Create the new directories MiniOrange/SP inside the app/code directory.
  • Run the following commands on command prompt to enable the plugin
  •       1. php bin/magento setup:upgrade
          2. php bin/magento setup:di:compile

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

1. Setup PingFederate as IdP (Identity Provider)

Follow the steps below to configure PingFederate as IdP for Magento

miniorange img Configure PingFederate 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 PingFederate as the Identity Provider.
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  • Login to your PingFederate User Admin dashboard.
  • Click on the Identity Provider in the left navigation menu.
  • Under SP CONNECTION, click on Create New button.
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  • Select the Browser SSO Profiles connection template on the Connection Type tab and click Next.
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  • Select Browser SSO on the Connection Options tab and click Next.
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  • Select File as the method for importing metadata and click Choose file to choose the miniOrange SSO plugin’s metadata on the Import Metadata tab. Click Next.
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  • Review the information on the Metadata Summary tab and click Next.
  • In the General Info tab ensure that the Service Provider’s Entity ID, Connection Name, and Base URL fields pre-populate based on the metadata. Click Next.
  • Navigate to the Browser SSO tab and click on the Configure Browser SSO. You will be redirected to Browser SSO Setup wizard.

      1) Select the IdP-Initiated SSO and SP-Initiated SSO options on the SAML Profiles tab and click Next.

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      2) Enter your desired assertion validity time from on the Assertion Lifetime tab and click Next. By default, it is configured 5 minutes for both.

      3) Navigate to the Assertion Creation and click on the Configure Assertion Creation. You will be redirected to the assertion creation setup wizard.

        I. In the Identity Mapping tab select STANDARD and click Next.

        II. Select a Subject Name Format for the SAML_SUBJECT on the Attribute Contract tab and click Next.

        III. Click Map New Adapter Instance on the Authentication Source Mapping.

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        IV. Select an Adapter Instance and click Next. The adapter must include the user’s email address.

        Pingfederate SAML SSO with Magento Integration, adapter instance
        V. Select the Use only the adapter contract values in the SAML assertion option on the Mapping Method tab and click Next.

        VI. Select your adapter instance as the Source and the email as the Value on the Attribute Contract Fulfilment tab and click Next.

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        VII. (Optional) Select any authorization conditions you would like on the Issuance Criteria tab and click Next.

        VIII. Click Done on the Summary.

        IX. Click Next on the Authentication Source Mapping tab.

        X. Click Done on the Summary tab.

        XI. Click Next on the Assertion Creation
      • Navigate to the Protocol Settings tab of the Browser SSO wizard and click on the Configure Protocol settings.

          1) Select POST for Binding and specify the single sign-on endpoint URL in the Endpoint URL field on the Assertion Consumer Service URL Click Next.

          Pingfederate SAML SSO with Magento Integration, assertion consumer
          2) Select POST on the Allowable SAML Bindings tab and click Next.

          3) Select your desired signature policies for assertions on the Signature Policy tab and click Next.

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          4) Select your desired encryption policy for assertions on the Encryption Policy tab and click Next.

          5) Click Done on the Protocol Settings Summary tab.

          6) Click Done on the Browser SSO Summary.

  • Navigate to the Credentials and click on the Configure Credentials. You will be redirected to the Credentials setup wizard.
      1) Select the Signing Certificate to use with the Single Sign-On service and select Include the certificate in the signature element in the Digital Signature Settings tab. Click Done.

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      2) Click Done on the Summary.

      3) Click Next on the Credentials.

  • Select Active for the Connection Status on the Activation & Summary tab and click Save.
  • Now, navigate to the Ping Federate User Admin dashboardè Identity Provide.
  • Click Manage All under SP Connections.
  • Click Export Metadata for the desired service provider connection.
  • Click Export on the Export & Summary tab and click Done.

You have successfully configured PingFederate as SAML IdP (Identity Provider) for achieving PingFederate 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 the IdP
    Single Sign-On Service URL SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL obtained from the IdP
    X.509 Certificate x.509 Certificate obtained from the IdP
  • Click on Save button to save all your settings.
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  • To check if your Magento as SP is configured correctly, click the Test Configuration button.
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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.
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    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.
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In this Guide, you have successfully configured PingFederate SAML Single Sign-On (PingFederate SSO Login) choosing PingFederate 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 PingFederate login credentials within minutes.

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