SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) for your Moodle site can be achieved using our miniOrange SAML SSO plugin. Our plugin is compatible with all the SAML compliant Identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure Single Sign-On (SSO) between SimpleSAML as Identity Provider (IdP) and Moodle as Service Provider (SP).
Pre-requisites : Download And Installation
To configure SimpleSAML as IdP with Moodle, you will need to install the miniOrange SAML 2.0 SSO plugin:
miniOrange SAML 2.0 SSO
SSO Single Sign On to Moodle with Azure, Azure B2C, Okta, ADFS, Keycloak, Onelogin, Gsuite, Shibboleth & many SAML IdPs [24/7 SUPPORT]
Follow the steps below to configure SimpleSAML as IdP
Configure SimpleSAML as IdP
$metadata['__DYNAMIC:1__'] = [
'host' => '__DEFAULT__',
/* X.509 key and certificate. Relative to the cert directory.*/
'privatekey' => '<YOUR_PRIVATE_KEY_FILE_NAME>', //eg. RSA_Private_Key.pem
'certificate' => '<YOUR_PUBLIC_KEY_FILE_NAME>', //eg. RSA_Public_Key.cer
/* Authentication source to use. Configured in 'config/authsources.php'. */
'auth' => '<YOUR_AUTH_SOURCE_NAME>'
$metadata['https://example.com/miniorange-saml-20-single-sign-on/'] = [
'AssertionConsumerService' => 'https://example.com/',
'SingleLogoutService' => 'https://example.com/',
'NameIDFormat' => 'urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress',
'simplesaml.nameidattribute' => 'mail',
'simplesaml.attributes' => true,
'attributes' => array('mail', 'givenname', 'sn', 'memberOf'),
We will go through the steps to setup Moodle as a Service Provider. Here, we will be adding the IdP metadata to configure the plugin.
If you are looking for anything which you cannot find, please drop us an email on email@example.com