PhenixID as IDP for WordPress

PhenixID Single Sign-On (SSO) login for WordPress [SAML] can be achieved by using our WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin. Here we will go through a guide to configure WordPress PhenixID SSO / Login into WordPress site by considering PhenixID as IDP (Identity Provider) and WordPress as SP (Service Provider). To know more about features we provide in WordPress SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin, you can click here.

miniorange img Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

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

Guide to Setup WordPress PhenixID SSO / Login with PhenixID into WordPress

Step 1: Setup PhenixID as IDP (Identity Provider)

Follow the steps below to configure PhenixID as IdP

miniorange img Configure PhenixID Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress
  • 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 PhenixID as the IdP (Identity Provider).
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress -upload metadata

miniorange img  Add Service Provider

  • First login to the PhenixID server admin console with your credentials.
  • Navigate to Scenarios tab and then click on Federation.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress -  Admin Dashboard
  • In the left pane, scroll down then select SAML Metadata Upload and click on + sign.
  • In the Metadata tab, enter the application NAME (metadata) and DESCRIPTION (optional).
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Metadata tab
  • To upload SP metadata navigate to the Service Provider Metadata tab of the miniOrange WP SAML Plugin.
  • You can either copy the Metadata URL or upload the Metadata XML file from the plugin.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress- Uploading SP Metadata
  • Then click on Verify and show.

miniorange img  Configure Username and Password

  • In the left pane, select Username and Password.
  • Click on + sign to provide IDP NAME and DESCRIPTION (Optional) then click on Next.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Name Description Configure
  • In the CONNECTION tab, select Create New then proceed to Next page.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Connection Configure
  • Choose the required Connection Type from the SELECT CONNECTION TYPE dropdown.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Connection type Configure
  • Give your connection a NAME and DESCRIPTION (Optional) and then click on Next.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Connection name
  • In the Driver tab, select the database driver according to your database and proceed to next screen.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Driver Database
  • Under CONNECTION DETAILS enter your database HOST.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Database host
  • Enter your DATABASE NAME.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Database Configuration
  • The console will now provide you with your database connection URL, verify it and click on Next.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Database URL
  • Under the Credentials tab enter your database Username and Password.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Database Username Password

miniorange img Configure the Database

  • In the JDBC SEARCH SETTINGS tab, provide the database query required for mapping the attributes.
  • Make sure that attributes givenName, mail and sn are returned in the query then click on Next.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Query Configure
  • Now create an Entity ID for your IDP and make sure it is unique.
  • Also provide a POST SSO URL in the format specified.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - EntityID SSOURL
  • Next screen will show you the Keystore tab, you can choose Keystore of your choice or can keep it as a default.
  • Click on Next.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Keystore
  • In the Attributes tab, enter the User Identifier attribute and additional attributes if there are any and proceed to the next screen.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - User Identifier attribute
  • Select the SP you previously set up as Default SP from the dropdown.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Default SP
  • Click on Create to complete the setup.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Create setup
  • You can find your IDP listed on sidebar as submenu to Username and Password.
  • Select your IDP name, then navigate to the IDENTITY PROVIDER tab and click on View SAML Metadata to save the metadata XML file.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - View SAML data
  • Switch to the EXECUTION FLOW tab, select Find User and Validate Password.
  • Click on PreparedStatementExecutorValve and provide the attributes givenName, mail and sn Attributes box and click on Save.
  • PhenixID SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) / Login for WordPress - Setup
  • You have successfully configured PhenixID as SAML IDP (Identity Provider) for achieving PhenixID Single Sign-On (SSO) Login, ensuring secure PhenixID login into WordPress (WP) site.
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