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Joomla OAuth Client Integration with NextCloud Single Sign-On (SSO)

Integration of Nextcloud Single Sign-on (Nextcloud SSO) with Joomla using OAuth 2.0 Protocol. The miniOrange Joomla OAuth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-on (SSO) plugin makes it simple to set up Nextcloud SSO into Joomla and enable secure login into Joomla. As a result, users can log in to Joomla and access the site by authenticating with their Nextcloud OAuth Provider credentials.
Visit our Joomla OAuth Client Plugin webpage to learn more about the features and plans we offer for the Joomla OAuth Single Sign-on (OAuth & OpenID connect) plugin.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

Joomla OAuth Client Handbook

This detailed Handbook for the Joomla OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On plugin, gives an in depth explanation of the features of the plugin. You can refer to the handbook at anytime - it is always available to you, either via this link , or directly from the plugin for quicker access.

Setup NextCloud as OAuth Provider with Joomla OAuth Client

1. Download and Setup Joomla OAuth Client

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla from the link here.
  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • From left toggle menu, click on System, then under Install section click on Extensions.
  • NextCloud  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • NextCloud  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • After successful installation of plugin, click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client plugin button.
  • NextCloud  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Under Configure OAuth tab, Select Nextcloud as an OAuth Provider.
  • Nextcloud Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Copy the Callback/Redirect URL from Configure OAuth tab of Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • NextCloud  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID

2. Configure NextCloud as OAuth Provider

  • Sign-in with an administrator account to your Nextcloud server.
  • Open the menu in the top-right corner and select the Administrator Settings. On the next page, select the Security in the "Administration" section on the left.
  • Nextcloud Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla | Nextcloud SSO, security-tab
  • At the bottom of the page you see the list of Registered clients, (which is empty initially). Below "Add client", enter the name of your OAuth Client in the first field (Name). Note that the name that you enter here will be displayed to your client users
  • In the second field (Redirection URI), enter the URL of your OAuth Client which is copied from here.
  • Nextcloud Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla | Nextcloud SSO, security-tab
  • Click Add to save. Afterwards, you will get Client Identifier and Secret .
  • Nextcloud Single Sign-On SSO into Joomla | Nextcloud SSO, click-add
  • The Client Identifier will be the Client ID and the Secret will be your Client Secret.

3. Integrating Joomla with NextCloud

  • Now go to the Joomla OAuth Client plugin, under Configure OAuth tab, enter the all the details. Then click on Save Settings and then click on Test Configuration.
  • Nextcloud Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Now you can connect OAuth client with NextCloud (OAuth Provider) and the following endpoints are:

  • Scope: user:read:email
    Authorization endpoint: https:///index.php/apps/oauth2/authorize
    Token endpoint: https:///index.php/apps/oauth2/api/v1/token
    User info endpoint: https://< your-nextcloud-domain >/ocs/v2.php/cloud/user?format=json
    Set Client Credentials: In Both (In Header and In Body)

4. Test SSO and Attribute Mapping

  • Once you click on Test Configuration button, You will be able to see the attributes in the Test Configuration output as follows.
  •  NextCloud  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Now you have to do Attribute Mapping to perform SSO. Select the attribute name for Email and Username from dropdown. Then click on Save Attribute Mapping button.
  •  NextCloud  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Now you can use Login / SSO URL to perform SSO.
  •  NextCloud  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Now logout and go to your Joomla site's pages where you have added this link. You will see a login link where you placed that button. Click on this button to perform SSO.
  • Congratulations, you have successfully configured the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin with your Nextcloud OAuth Provider.
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  • In case, you are facing some issue or have any question in mind, you can reach out to us by sending us your query through the Support button in the plugin or by sending us a mail at

You have successfully configured Joomla as OAuth Client for achieving Joomla Nextcloud Single Sign-On (SSO) with Joomla for user authentication.

In this guide, you have successfully configured Joomla Nextcloud Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Nextcloud as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client using our Joomla OAuth Client plugin.This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Joomla site using Nextcloud login credentials within minutes.

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