mimecast SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login using Drupal as IDP

mimecast SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login using Drupal as IDP


Drupal mimecast SSO Integration will allow you to configure Single Sign On ( SSO ) login between your Drupal site and mimecast. mimecast SAML SSO integrate with your Drupal site will help your users to login into mimecast using their Drupal credentials.
We provide Drupal SAML Identity Provider - SAML IDP Single Sign On (SSO) module which is compatible with Drupal 7, Drupal 8 (D7,D8) and Drupal 9 (D9). Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SAML IDP SSO login between Drupal site and mimecast considering SP and Drupal as IDP.

If you have any queries or if you need any sort of assistance in configuring the module, you can contact us at drupalsupport@xecurify.com. If you want, we can also schedule an online meeting to help you configure the Drupal SAML IDP 2.0 Single Sign On (SSO) - SAML Identity Provider module.

Features and Pricing

Know more about Drupal SAML Identity Provider (IDP) module from here.

Pre-requisites: Download

You can download the Drupal SAML Identity Provider (IDP) module from here.

1. Install Drupal SAML IDP module

    1.1. Using Composer:

    • Composer require drupal/miniorange_saml_idp
    • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and search for miniOrange SAML Identity Provider using the search box.
    • Enable the module by checking the checkbox and click on install button.
    • Configure the module at
      {BaseURL}/admin/config/people/miniorange_saml_idp/idp_setup

    1.2. Using Drush:

    • Download the module:
      drush dl miniorange_saml_idp
    • Install the module:
      drush en miniorange_saml_idp
    • Clear the cache:
       drush cr
    • Configure the module at
      {BaseURL}/admin/config/people/miniorange_saml_idp/idp_setup

    1.3. Manual installation:

    • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and click on Install new module button.
    • Install the Drupal SAML IDP 2.0 Single Sign On (SSO) - SAML Identity Provider module either by downloading the zip or from the URL of the package (tar/zip).
    • Click on Enable newly added modules.
    • Enable this module by checking the checkbox and click on install button.
    • Configure the module at
      {BaseURL}/admin/config/people/miniorange_saml_idp/idp_setup

Steps to configure mimecast SAML Single Sign-on ( SSO ) Login into Drupal website

2. Configure Drupal as Identity Provider

  • Navigate to the Configuration tab and Select Drupal SAML IDP Configuration.
  • drupal saml idp go to configuration tab
  • In the IDP Metadata, Copy the IDP Entity ID/Issuer, SAML Login URL and Certificate (Optional) and Keep it handy.
  • drupal saml idp - idp metadata tab
  • In the miniOrage SAML Identity Provider module, go to Service Provider Setup tab of the module. There are two way to configure Drupal SAML IDP Configuration SSO module:
    • A. By Uploading SP Metadata
    • Click on UPLOAD SP METADATA link.
    • Click on Upload Metadata File and click on Upload to fetch your information.
    • You can either Upload Metadata URL and click on Fetch Metadata button.
    • Drupal SAML Identity Provider - upload idp metadata
      B. Manual Configuration
    • Provide the required settings (i.e. Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID/Issuer, ACS URL and X.509 Certificate) find to your Service Provider mimecast and click on Save Configuration button to save your configuration.
    • Service Provider Name mimecast (Enter SP name as your choice)
      SP Entity ID or Issuer Copy and Paste SAML Entity ID from mimecast
      ACS URL Copy and Paste the ACS (Consumer) URL from mimecast
      Assertion Signed Checked

3. Configure mimecast as Service Provider

  • Login into Your mimecast Administrator Console.
  • Navigate to Administration -> Services -> Applications.
  • Click on the Authentication Profiles.
  • mimecast SAML Single Sign-On - Select Authentication Profiles
  • You can select either or existing Authentication Profiles to update, or click on to create New Authentication Profile. These are following steps below:
  • Description: Enter description for the New Profile.
  • Enforce SAML Authentication for Administration Console: Select the Enforce SAML Authentication for Administration Console. The screen expanded to the reveal SAML Settings.
  • Provider: Select Drupal.
  • Metadata URL: Copy and Paste the metadata URL from IDP Metadata tab of the Drupal SAML IDP COnfiguration module
  • Logout URL: Copy and Paste the SAML Login URL from IDP Metadata tab of the Drupal SAML IDP COnfiguration module
  • Optionally define which Authentication Context to use. By default both password protected and integrated contexts are used.
  • Choose to Allow Single Sign On. This setting enables / disables Identity Provider Initiated Sign On.
  • mimecast SAML Single Sign-On - enter metadata url
  • Still in Administration Console, navigate to the Administration -> Services -> Applications menu. Then follow the steps below:
  • Select the Application Settings Administrator that you want to use.
  • Use the Lookup button to find the Authentication Profile you want to reference and click the Select link on the lookup page.
  • Click Save and Exit.
  • mimecast SAML Single Sign-On - Authentication Profile Lookup

24*7 Active Support

If you face any issues or if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at drupalsupport@xecurify.com. In case you want some additional features to be included in the module, 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 configure the Drupal SAML Identity Provider - SAML IDP Single Sign On (SSO) Login module.

Free Trial

If you would like to test out the module to ensure your business use case is fulfilled, we do provide a 7-day trial. Please drop us an email at drupalsupport@xecurify.com requesting a trial. You can create an account with us using this link.

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