Guide: Joomla OAuth Client Integration with Microsoft Office 365 Single Sign-On (SSO)


Integration of Office 365 Single Sign-on (Microsoft azure Office 365 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 Microsoft Office 365 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 Office 365 identity 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.

Plugin Download and Video Setup Guide


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 Office 365 as OAuth Provider with miniOrange 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 Extension.
  • Amazon AWS Cognito Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Upload the downloaded zip file to install the Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • Amazon AWS Cognito Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Installation of plugin successful. Now click on Start Using miniOrange OAuth Client plugin.
  • Amazon AWS Cognito Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Copy the Callback/Redirect URL form Configure OAuth tab of Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  • Amazon AWS Cognito Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID
  • Sign in to Azure portal.
  • Click on App Services and go to Manage Azure Active Directory.
  •  Office 365 (Microsoft Azure AD) Single Sign On (SSO) into Joomla , Home-Microsoft-Azure
  • In the left-hand navigation pane, click the App registrations service, and click New Registration. Then Paste the copied Redirect URL in the field if Redirect URI
  •  Office 365 OAuth/OpenID, App-Registration
  • When the Create page appears, enter your application's registration information:
  • Name : Name of your application.
    Application type :
    1. Select "Web app / API" for client applications and resource/API applications that are installed on a secure server. This setting is used for OAuth confidential web clients and public user-agent-based clients. The same application can also expose both a client and resource/API.
    Sign-on URL :
    1. For "Web app / API" applications, provide the base URL of your app. eg, https://<domain-name> might be the URL for a web app running on your local machine. Users would use this URL to sign in to a web client application.
  • When finished, click on Register.
  •  Office 365 (Microsoft Azure AD) Single Sign On (SSO) into Joomla ,registrationapp
  • Azure AD assigns a unique Application ID to your application. Copy Application ID and the Directory ID , this will be your Client ID and Tenent ID.
  • Go to API permissions from the left navigaton pane and click on Add permissions.
  •  Office 365 (Microsoft Azure AD) Single Sign On (SSO) into Joomla , Overview
  • Click on Office 365 and add permission.
  •  Office 365 (Microsoft Azure AD) Single Sign On (SSO) into Joomla ,Request-api-permissions
  • Go to Certificates and Secrets from the left navigaton pane and click on New Client Secret. Enter description and expiration time and click on ADD option.
  •  Office 365 (Microsoft Azure AD) Single Sign On (SSO) into Joomla ,Secret-key
  • Copy value. This will be your Secret key.
  •  Office 365 (Microsoft Azure AD) Single Sign On (SSO) into Joomla ,Secret-key-value
  • Enter application Home page URL Logout Settings->Properties->Logout URL.
  • Paste the Client ID and Client Secret and Domain name in Configure OAuth Tab of Joomla OAuth Client plugin.
  •  Office 365 (Microsoft Azure AD) Single Sign On (SSO) into Joomla ,Secret-key-value
  • Now you can save the details and then click on Test Configuration.

    Attributes Mapping and SSO with Microsoft office 365

    • Once you click on Test Configuration button, You will be able to see the attributes in the Test Configuration output as follows.
    • Amazon AWS Cognito Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID ls
    • Now you have to do Attribute Mapping to perform SSO. Select the attribute name for Email and Username from dropdown.
    • Amazon AWS Cognito Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID ls
    • Now you can use Login / SSO URL to perform SSO.
    • Amazon AWS Cognito Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth/OpenID ls

Using our Joomla OAuth Client plugin, you have successfully configured Joomla Office 365 Single Sign-On (SSO) by Office 365 as OAuth Provider and Joomla as OAuth Client. This solution ensures that you are ready to provide safe access to your Joomla site using Office 365 login credentials in minutes.

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