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

Set up Single Sign-On (SSO) on your Joomla site via Nextcloud OAuth provider with the help of Joomla OAuth & OpenID Connect plugin. Integrating Nextcloud Single Sign-On (SSO) into Joomla using OAuth 2.0 authentication protocol allows your users to securely login into your Joomla websites and applications by authenticating with Nextcloud OAuth provider. The Nextcloud OAuth Joomla plugin also provides advanced features such as, Auto create users, Attribute Mapping, Group Mapping etc. Visit our Joomla OAuth Client Plugin page to learn more about the features and Pricing plans we offer for the Joomla OAuth Single Sign-on (OAuth & OpenID connect) plugin.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

Steps to Configure Nextcloud Single Sign-On (SSO) into Joomla

1. Install Joomla OAuth Client Plugin

  • Download the zip file for the miniOrange OAuth Client plugin for Joomla.
  • Login into your Joomla site’s administrator console.
  • From left toggle menu, click on System, then under Install section click on Extension.
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • Installation of the plugin is successful. Now click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client plugin.
  • Under Configure OAuth tab. Select Nextcloud as an OAuth Provider.
  • Nextcloud Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID-addapp-shortcut
  • Copy the Callback / Redirect URL which is needed while configuring Nextcloud as OAuth Server.
  • Nextcloud Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID-addapp-shortcut

2. Configure NextCloud as an 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 .00
  • 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:
  • Nextcloud Endpoints and Scope:

    Scope: user:read:email
    Authorization endpoint: https://< your-nextcloud-domain >/apps/oauth2/authorize
    Access Token endpoint: https://< your-nextcloud-domain >/apps/oauth2/api/v1/token
    Get user info endpoint: https://< your-nextcloud-domain >/ocs/v2.php/cloud/user?format=json
  • Once you click on Test Configuration button, You will be able to see the attributes in the Test Configuration output as follows.

4. User Attribute Mapping

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