Google Apps / G Suite 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 Google Apps 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 Google Apps 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 Google Apps by considering Google Apps / G Suite as IdP (Identity Provider) and Magento as SP (Service Provider). Our SSO plugin
provides Unlimited user authentications from Google Apps / G Suite. To know more about other features we provide in you Magento SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin, you can click here.
Steps to configure Google Apps SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into Magento SAML SP
1. Setup G Suite / Google Apps as IdP (Identity Provider)
Follow the steps below to configure Google Apps as IdP for Magento
Configure G Suite / Google Apps 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 Google Apps as the Identity Provider.
Navigate to the Apps tab in the left menu and click on Web and mobile apps.
Add a SAML App
Click on the Add App button, then in the dropdown select Add Custom SAML app tab to create a new saml app.
Enter details for your custom SAML app and click on Continue button.
Click on Download Metadata button. This will be used for configuring your Service Provider.
You can also copy G Suite details like SSO URL, entity ID and Certificate to configure the Service Provider manually and then click on Continue button.
Service Provider Details
Enter details from the Service Provider Metadata tab in the SAML SP plugin.
Copy and paste the ACS URL from the plugin.
Copy and paste the SP Entity ID/ Issuer from the plugin.
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Name ID Format
Click on Continue button.
Click on Add Mapping button.
Add and select user fields in Google Directory, then map them to Service Provider attributes and Click on Finish button.
User Access to Configured App
Go to SAML Apps again and click on OFF for everyone .
Then, select ON for everyone to activate SSO.
You have successfully configured Google Apps / G Suite as SAML IdP (Identity Provider) for achieving Google Apps Single Sign-On (SSO) Login, ensuring secure Google Apps Login into 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 in the Federation Metadata document
Single Sign-On Service URL
SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL in the Federation Metadata document
x.509 Certificate in the Federation Metadata document
Click on Save button to save all your settings.
To check if your Magento as SP is configured correctly, click the Test Configuration button.
3. Sign-In Settings
Navigate to Sign-in Settings tab. Here you find the option the enable the login link on Admin*/Customer Login Page (*Admin SSO is available in the premium versions)
If you want to initate SSO from any page you can also use the SSO link provided in the extension.
The Premium extension also provides you the the feature to auto redirect your user to the IdP Login Page if the user is not already logged in.
4. Customer / Admin SSO
Customer Single Sign-On (Customer SSO)
Admin Single Sign-On (Admin SSO)
Go to customer login page and you will see the SSO button on your frontend. Click on the button and test the SSO.
You will be sucessfully logged in into Magento.
Visit your admin login page and you will see the SSO button on your admin page. Click on the button to initate SSO as an admin.
After sucessfully logged into magento as admin you will be redirect to magento backend dashboard.
Attribute Mapping / Custom Attribute Mapping(Optional). *This is Premium feature.
1.1: Attribute Mapping (Optional).
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.
Name of the username attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
Name of the email attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
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.
1.2: Custom Attribute Mapping (Optional). *This is Premium feature.
Enter your table name in Table field.
Enter attribute name as your column name (in the respective table)
Click on Add button for adding custom magento attribute and map the respective field with the attribute receiving from your identity provider
Click on save button for saving the configuration.
You can also delete the configuration by entering the name in attribute name field and then click on delete button.
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.
In this Guide, you have successfully configured Google Apps SAML Single Sign-On (Google Apps SSO Login) choosing Google Apps 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 Google Apps login credentials within minutes.
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