Canvas LMS SAML Single Sign-On using DNN SAML as IDP
DotNetNuke (DNN) SAML IDP
module acts as a SAML 2.0 Identity Provider which can be configured to
establish the trust between the module and various SAML-compliant
to securely authenticate the user using the DotNetNuke (DNN) site credentials.
miniOrange provides a ready to use solution for SAML 2.0 Login using
Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure Single Sign-On (SSO) between DNN and Canvas LMS considering DNN as IDP. To know more about the other features we provide, click
Once configured service provider metadata, Update the module
3. Attribute Mapping
In this steps you will map the DotNetNuke user attribute to be sent in the
response to the Service Provider.
NameID defines what SP is expecting in the subject element of SAML
Assertion. Generally, NameID is Username or Email Address. You can select
which user attribute you want to send in the NameID.
You can add other attributes to be sent in SAML Assertion to SP. The
attributes include user’s profile attributes such as first name, last name,
fullname, username, email, custom profile attributes etc.
4. Testing SSO
In the Incognito browser window, enter the Canvas LMS URL.
The browser will redirect you to the DNN Login screen.
Enter the DNN Credentials and click on Log in.
If you are redirected back to your Canvas LMS start page and logged in successfully, then your configuration
You have successfully configured DNN as SAML IDP ( Identity Provider) for achieving DNN SSO login into your Canvas LMS.
You can configure the DNN SAML IDP module with any service provider such as
Azure AD, Azure B2C, Google Apps, Zoho Desk, Salesforce, WordPress,
Cognito, Moodle, Zapier, Zoho, Zoom, Tableau Server, Hubspot, TalentLMS,
or even with your own custom service providers. You can find more
Not able to find your identity provider? Mail us on
and we'll help you set up SSO with your service provider and for quick
guidance (via email/meeting) on your requirement and our team will help you
to select the best suitable solution/plan as per your requirement.
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