Okta as IdP for wordpress

Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) login for WordPress [SAML] can be achieved by using our WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Our SSO plugin is compatible with all the SAML compliant Identity Providers and enables secure Okta Login into WordPress sites. Here we will go through a guide to configure WordPress Okta SSO / Login into WordPress site by considering Okta As IdP (Identity Provider) and WordPress as SP (Service Provider).To know more about other features we provide in WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin, you can click here.

miniorange img Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

To configure Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login with Okta as SAML IDP into Wordpress, you will need to install the miniOrange WordPress SAML SP SSO plugin:


Steps to configure Okta Single Sign-On(SSO) Login into WordPress

Step 1: Setup Okta as IDP (Identity Provider)

Follow the steps below to configure Okta as IdP

miniorange img Configure Okta as IdP

  • In the miniOrange WordPress SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to SP (Service Provider) Metadata tab. Here, you can find the SP metadata such as SP Entity ID and ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL which are required to configure Okta as the IdP (Identity Provider).
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login -upload metadata
  • Login into your Okta Admin dashboard.
  • Then navigate to Applications tab and select Applications.
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - add_application
  • Click on the Create App Integration button to create new app.
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - SAML 2.0 Configure
  • Select SAML 2.0 as Sign-On method and Click on Next button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - SAML 2.0 Configure
  • In General Settings tab, enter App Name and click on Next button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - SAML 2.0 Configure
  • In Configure SAML tab, enter the required details:
  • Single Sign On
    URL
    ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL from the Service Provider Metadata tab of the
    Plugin
    Audience URL
    (SP Entity ID)
    SP Entity ID / Issuer from the Service Provider Metadata tab of the Plugin
    Default
    Relay State
    Relay State from the Service Provider Metadata tab of the Plugin
    Name ID
    Format
    Select E-Mail Address as a Name Id from dropdown list
    Application
    Username
    Okta username
    Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - SAML_SETTINGS
  • Configure Group Attribute Statements (Optional) and click on Next button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - Add_Attributes
  • If you have integrated your Active Directory in Okta and want to map the AD groups, please make sure
    that you have added the OUs used to import groups.You will also need to map the memberOf
    attribute under the integrated directory’s configuration.

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g Assigning Groups/People

  • Navigate to the application you created and click on the Assignments tab in Okta.
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - Assign_groups
  • Click on Assign button to Assign People and Assign Groups.
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - Assign_groups
  • Once you Assign the user, click on Done button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - Assign_groups
  • Navigate to Sign On tab and Click on View Setup Instructions.
  • You will get the Okta Metadata URL / SAML Login URL (Single Sign on URL), Single Logout URL, IDP Entity ID and X.509 Certificate. You will need this to configure the Service Provider.
  • Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) for WordPress - Okta SSO Login - Assign_groups
  • You have successfully configured Okta as SAML IdP (Identity Provider) for achieving Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) Login, ensuring secure Okta Login into WordPress (WP) Site.
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