nopCommerce SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) with miniOrange as IDP
nopCommerce SAML Single Sign-On (SSO)
plugin gives the ability to enable SAML Single Sign-On for your nopCommerce
applications. Using Single Sign-On you can use only one password to access
your nopCommerce application and services. 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 nopCommerce and miniOrange considering miniOrange as IdP. To
know more about the features we provide for nopCommerce SSO, click
Pre-requisites : Download And Installation
Download from nopCommerce Dashboard
To download the plugin zip, login as admin into your nopCommerce store. In
the admin dashboard, go to Configuration Tab > All Plugins and
Themes or search for All Plugins and Themes in the Admin search bar.
Search for the SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) - miniOrange plugin and
click the Download button to get the zip.
To install the plugin, login as admin into your nopCommerce website. In the
admin dashboard, go to Configuration Tab >> Local plugins.
On the top right corner of the page select the
Upload plugin or theme button to upload the downloaded plugin zip.
Follow the instructions further to install the plugin.
Steps to configure nopCommerce Single Sign-On (SSO) using miniOrange as
1. Configure miniOrange as IDP
You need to send your SP metadata to identity provider, miniOrange. For SP
metadata, use the SP metadata URL or download the SP metadata as a .xml file
and upload it at your IdP end. You can find both these options under the
Service Provider Metadata tab.
Alternatively, you can manually add the SP Entity ID and ACS URL from
Service Provider metadata tab in the plugin to your IdP
In the right upper corner, select Add Application.
Choose the Application type as SAML/WS-FED.
In the search apps textbox, type custom SAML App.
Fill in the metadata details in the textboxes below manually or you can
Import SP Metadata.
Custom Application Name
App name you like to provide.
SP Entity ID or Issuer
Enter SP Entity ID / Issuer from Service Provider
Info tab of the plugin
(Assertion Consumer Service)
from Service Provider Info tab of the plugin
Single Logout URL
Enter Single Logout URL from Service Provider Info
tab of the plugin
Click on Save to add the App.
Under the Login Policy, select the Default from the
Group Name dropdown.
Enter Policy Name you would like to provide.
Select Password from the Login Method dropdown.
Click on Save.
Navigate to the Apps in the left menu.
Click on the metadata link against your app.
Download the Metadata XML File or note down the given
information and keep it handy to configure the Service Provider
You have successfully configured miniOrange as SAML IdP (identity provider)
for achieving login into your nopCommerce applications.
2. Configure nopCommerce as SP (SSO Plugin)
Note: After installation of the plugin, we need to setup the trust
between your nopCommerce application and your miniOrange account. SAML
metadata is shared with miniOrange so they can update their inbuilt
configuration to support Single Sign-On.
2.1: Share SP SAML metadata with miniOrange
Click on Add New IDP to configure nopCommerce Single Sign-On (SSO)
using miniOrange as IDP.
Under Service Provider Metadata tab, you can either copy-paste the
metadata URL on your IDP side or download the SP metadata as
an XML file. Additionally, you have the choice to manually copy and paste
Base URL, SP Entity ID, and ACS URL.
Share SAML metadata with miniOrange.
2.2: Import miniOrange SAML metadata
Under Identity Provider Settings tab, select miniOrange as
your preferred identity provider.
There are two methods for configuring nopCommerce as service provider:
To upload IDP's metadata, you can either provide the
metadata URL or upload XML file.
Alternatively, under the Identity Provider Settings tab, you can
manually fill in the mandatory fields like IDP Name,
IDP Entity ID and Single Sign-On URL and hit Save.
3. Testing SAML SSO
Before testing, please ensure the following:
The nopCommerce (SP) SAML metadata has been exported to miniOrange (IDP).
Importing the miniOrange (IDP) SAML metadata in nopCommerce (SP).
Hover on Select Action and click on the
Test Configuration button to verify if you have configured the plugin
Click the Test Configuration button to verify if you have configured
the plugin correctly.
On successful configuration, you will get Attribute Name and Attribute
Values in Test Configuration window.
4. Attribute Mapping
After successful test configuration, click on
Edit Configuration and navigate to Attribute Mapping section.
On the right side, you can see the IDP response table, map attribute names
provided by your IDP with your store attributes, under
Attribute/Role Mapping tab.
Click on Save button.
5. Enabling SSO in your nopCommerce store
Enable SSO for your nopCommerce store by dragging the slider as shown below.
Under the Redirection & SSO link tab, use the URL labeled as
Your Store SSO Link in your store to initiate the SSO.
You can even configure
Umbraco SAML Single Sign-On (SSO)
with identity providers such as Azure AD, ADFS, Okta,
OneLogin, PingFederate, Google Apps, Keycloak,
WordPress, Salesforce, Auth0 or even with your own custom
identity provider. To check other identity providers, click
Not able to find your identity provider? Mail us on
and we'll help you set up SSO with your IDP and for quick guidance (via
email/meeting) on your requirement and our team will help you to select the
best suitable solution/plan as per your requirement.
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