Okta Single Sign-On SSO into TYPO3 with OAuth/OpenID Connect | Okta OIDC Login

Okta Single Sign-On SSO into TYPO3 with OAuth/OpenID Connect | Okta OIDC Login


Integration of Okta Login (Okta OAuth Single Sign-On) with Typo3 using OAuth 2.0 Protocol. The Typo3 OAuth / OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) extension makes it easy to use OAuth2 to set up Okta Login on Typo3 (Okta Single Sign on).

The extension can be set up using other Social Media sources, as well as custom OAuth and OIDC providers. It contains a lot of Single Sign-On (SSO) features, like Attribute Mapping for user profiles, Role Mapping, and so on. In this guide, we'll go over how to set up SSO between Typo3 and Okta. At the end of this article, users should be able to log into Typo3 using Okta. Click here to read more about the Typo3 OAuth Single Sign-On (OAuth & OpenID Connect Client) extensions extra features.

The Typo3 OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) extension makes it possible to log into Typo3 securely using Okta as an OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. You can also use alternative Oauth providers, such as Azure B2C, Office 365, and other custom providers, to configure the plugin. Advanced Single Sign-On features such as user profile Attribute Mapping, Role Mapping, and so on are supported. We'll go over how to set up SSO between Typo3 and Okta in this article. Users should be able to log in to Typo3 through Okta by the end of this guide.

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Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

  • Log into your Typo3 instance as an admin.
  • Navigate to Extensions tab from left pane.
  • Select Get Extension from the dropdown and search for miniOrange OAuth and install the extension.
  • Now select Installed Extensions from the dropdown menu and search for OAuth and activate the extension.

Steps to configure Okta OAuth & OpenID Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into Typo3

1. Setup Okta as OAuth Provider

Follow the steps below to configure Okta as OAuth Provider

miniorange img Configure Okta as OAuth Provider
  • First of all, go to https://www.okta.com/login and log into your Okta account.
  • Go to the Okta Admin panel. Go to Applications -> Applications.
  • Typo3 SSO Okta Single Sign On (SSO) OAuth OIDC go to apps
  • You will get the following screen. Click on Add Application button.
  • Typo3 OAuth SSO Okta Login add application
  • Click on create new app to create an app.
  • Typo3 SSO Okta SSO OAuth OIDC, create new app
  • Choose Web as platform, OpenID Connect as Sign on method and click on Create.
  • OAuth OIDC Typo3 Okta Single Sign On (SSO) web as platform
  • You will be redirected to the app details page. Enter Application name and Login Redirect URIs. Copy Redirect / Callback URL from the plugin to Configure Login Redirect URL. Click on Save.
  • Typo3 SSO Okta Single Sign On (SSO) Oauth OIDC, sso callback URL
  • You will be brought to App details page. Scroll down to Client Credentials section.
  • Typo3 SSO Okta Single Sign On Typo3 Login sso client credentials
  • Copy these credentials in Typo3 OAuth Single Sign On (SSO) Plugin configuration on corresponding fields.

You have successfully configured Okta as OAuth Provider for achieving Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) with Typo3 for user authentication.

2. Configuring Typo3 as OAuth Client

  • After successfully configuring OAuth Provider, enter the OAuth Provider Name, Client ID, Client Secret, Scope and provided endpoints.

    Please refer below Endpoints to configure the OAuth client


    Scope: openid email
    Authorize Endpoint: https://{yourOktaDomain}.com/oauth2/default/v1/authorize
    Access Token Endpoint: https://{yourOktaDomain}.com/oauth2/default/v1/token
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://{yourOktaDomain}.com/oauth2/default/v1/userinfo
  • Click on the Save button to save the settings.
  • Typo3 SSO OAuth 2.0 SSO credentials Okta SSO
  • Click on the Test Configuration button.
  • Typo3 OAuth credentials Okta SSO OAuth
  • You will see all the values returned by your OAuth Provider to Typo3 in a table. If you don't see value for First Name, Last Name, Email or Username, make the required settings in your OAuth Provider to return this information.
  • You have successfully configured your Typo3 as an OAuth Client. You will see the SSO button on your frontend. Click on the button and test the SSO.
  • Typo3 OAuth 2.0 SSO Okta SSO

3: Attribute Mapping (Optional). *This is Premium feature.

  • You can map attributes in the Attribute Mapping tab. Only username and email are allowed to be mapped in free version of the extension. However, in the premium version of the extension, you can map various attributes coming from your OAuth Provider to the attributes present in your Typo3 site.
  • Typo3 OAuth attribute mapping Typo3 SSO

4: Group Mapping (Optional). *This is Premium feature.

  • You can specify a default role in the free extension that will be allocated to all non-admin users when they conduct SSO.
  • Go to Group mapping tab and navigate to Group Mapping section.
  • Select the Default Role and click on the Save button.
  • Okta Typo3 SSO - Okta Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Typo3 - role mapping

By configuring Okta as an OAuth Provider and Typo3 as an OAuth Client using our Typo3 OAuth Client extension, you have successfully installed Typo3 Okta Single Sign-On (SSO). Within minutes, you'll be able to provide safe access to your Typo3 site utilising Okta login credentials thanks to this solution.

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