OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) For Shopify Using Azure AD as Identity Provider

OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) For Shopify Using Azure AD as Identity Provider


miniOrange allows Azure AD (OAuth) to act as an IDP (Identity Provider), which allows users to Single Sign-On (SSO) into Shopify using Azure AD Credentials. Our application is compatible with all the SAML / OAuth compliant Identity Providers. We will go through a step-by-step guide to configure Single Sign-On (SSO) into Shopify using Azure AD as IdP (Identity Provider) and Shopify store as SP (Service Provider).

Pre-requisite : Single Sign On - SSO Login Application

To configure SSO with Azure AD as IDP, you will need to install the miniOrange Single Sign On - SSO Login Application on your Shopify store:

miniOrange Provides Secure Single Sign-On (SSO) access to your Shopify applications(both plus and Non plus Stores).



Step by Step guide for Single Sign-On in Shopify Store Using Azure AD

Step 1: Step to get the Redirect URI from Shopify

  • Go to your Shopify store, click on the Apps tab and select the Single Sign On - SSO Login application.
  • shopify app section - single sign on application
  • Click on the Setup IDP button in the top left in the navigation bar.
  • Single Sign-On (SSO)for Shopify (Plus and Non Plus), Configure IDP for enabling Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • From the left navigation bar select Configure SSO and click on Add Identity provider button.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - choose oauth 2.0
  • You can find the OAuth Callback URL/ Redirect URI in the OAuth 2.0 section. Keep the OAuth callback URL handy as you will need it later.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - callback url

Step 2: Setup Azure AD as OAuth Provider

  • Sign in to Azure AD portal.
  • Go to Home and in the Azure services, select Azure AD.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - select active directory AD
  • Now, click on App registrations and then click on the New registration option to create a new Azure AD application.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - new app registration
  • Configure the following options to create a new application.
    • Enter a name for your application under the Name text field.
    • In supported account types, select 3rd option ‘Accounts in any identity provider or organizational directory (for authenticating users with user flows)’.
    • In the Redirect URI setion, select the Platform type as Web and paste the callback URL copied from Step 1.
    • Click on the Register button to create your application.
    • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - register application
  • After successful application creation, you will be redirected to the newly created application’s overview page. If not, you can go to the app registrations and search the name of your application and you will find your application in the list.
  • Copy your Application ID and save it under your Client ID textbox in your Shopify Single Sign-On (SSO) Login application.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - application ID or client ID
  • Then click on Certificates and secrets and then click on New client secret to generate a client secret. Enter a description and click on the Add button.
  • Copy the secret value from certificates & secrets page and store it as a Client secret in your Shopify Single Sign-On (SSO) Login application.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - get client secret
  • Go to Application >> Select the application and go to the API Permissions tab.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - API Permissions
  • Click on the Add permission button, and then Microsoft Graph API -> Delegated Permissions and select openid, Profile scope and click on the Add Permissions button.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - request aAPI Permission
  • Click on the Grant admin consent for Demo button.
  • Go to Manifest tab and find groupMembershipClaims and changes it’s value to "All" and click on the save button.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - Group Membership Claims
    You have successfully ccompleted Azure AD side configurations.

Step 3: Endpoints

  • Navigate to Overview section >> Endpoints.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - endpoints token and access

Step 4: Configure Azure AD as an Identity provider (IDP) in Shopify

  • Again navigate to the App section of Shopify store and click on Single Sign On - SSO Login application.
  • shopify app section - single sign on application
  • Click on Setup IDP button in the top left in navigation bar.
  • Single Sign-On (SSO)for Shopify (Plus and Non Plus), Configure IDP for enabling Single Sign-On (SSO)
  • From the left navigation bar select Configure SSO and click on Add Identity Provider.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - add identity provider
  • Select OAuth 2.0 and refer below table to fill in the required details like Client ID, Client Secret, Endpoints, and Scope.
  • Azure AD oauth SSO shopify - choose oauth 2.0 for configurations
  • Enter the following values.
    App Name Custom Provider
    App Display Name Choose appropriate Name
    OAuth Authorize Endpoint From step 3
    OAuth Access Token Endpoint From step 3
    Client ID From step 2
    Client secret From step 2
    Scope openid
  • Click on Save.
  • You have successfully completed Shopify side configurations.

5.   Testing SSO for your Shopify Store

  • Go to your Shopify Store login page.(https://<your-shopify-storedomain>/account/login)
  • Click on the login button you customized earlier.
  • select project google oauth provider
  • You’ll be redirected to the login page of the IDP you configured in previous step. Log in with your IDP account credentials.
  • You’ll be successfully logged in to your Shopify store.
In this Guide, you have successfully configured Azure AD (OAuth) Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring Azure AD as OAuth Provider and Shopify as OAuth Client using our Shopify Single Sign-On - SSO Login App. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Shopify Store using Azure AD login credentials within minutes.

Choose your preferred Identity Provider and start setting up SSO for Shopify right away


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