DNN SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Keycloak as IDP
DNN SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) using Keycloak as IDP
DotNetNuke SAML SP Single Sign-On (SSO) module gives the ability to enable SAML Single Sign-On for your DotNetNuke applications. Using Single Sign-On you can use only one password to access your DotNetNuke application and services. Our module is compatible
with all the SAML compliant Identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure Single Sign-On (SSO) between DotNetNuke and Keycloak as IdP.
Download and Install the module in DotNetNuke
Download the package for DNN SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) module.
Upload the installation package dnn-saml-single-sign-on_xxx_Install by going in Settings > Extension > Install Extension.
Steps to configure Keycloak Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into DotNetNuke
1. Add module on DNN page
Open any of the page on your DNN site (Edit mode) and Click on Add Module.
Search for DNNSAMLSSO and click on the DNNSAMLSSO. Drag and drop the module on the page where you want.
You have finished with the Installation of the module on your DNN site.
2. Configure Keycloak as Identity Provider
Follow the steps below to configure Keycloak as IdP
In the miniOrange SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to 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 the Identity Provider.
In your Keycloak admin console, select the realm that you want to use.
Click on Clients from the left menu and then click on Create button to create a new client/application.
Enter Client ID as the SP-EntityID / Issuer from the Service Provider Metadata and select SAML as the Client Protocol.
Under Fine Grain SAML Endpoint Configuration, configure the following in Keycloak:
Assertion Consumer Service POST Binding URL
The ACS (Assertion Consumer Service) URL from the plugin's Service Provider Metadata tab
Logout Service Redirect Binding URL (Optional)
The Single Logout URL from the plugin's Service Provider Metadata tab
Click on Save.
Now to get IDP metadata navigate to Realm Setting >> Endpoint.
3. Configure DotNetNuke SAML Module as Service Provider
After configuring your Identity Provider, it will provide you with IDP Entity ID, IDP Single Sign On URL and x.509 Certificate. Configure these values under IDP Entity ID, Single Sign-On Url and SAML X509 Certificate fields
respectively. Click here to get IDP metadata.
Click Update to Save your IDP details.
4: Test Configuration
Click the Test Configuration button to verify if you have configured the plugin correctly.
On successful configuration, you will get Attribute Name and Attribute Values in the Test Configuration window.
5: Adding Login/SSO Widget on DNN Page
For Adding Button on the DNN page on beside the module settings click on the Add Item (Pencil Icon).
Add Button name and Description for item and click on Save.
You can see login button on the page after saving item. (If you are already logged in your site, you will see a "Logout" link).
Note: If you want to Enable this button on every page of the DNN site follow below steps:
Go to the Settings >> Module Settings >> Advanced Settings and Enable option for Display Module On All Page.
Warning: You will lose all your configuration for the module after enabling this option. You can re-configure the module or it is better to enable this option before configuring the module.
6: Attribute Mapping
Attributes are user details that are stored in your Identity Provider.
Attribute Mapping helps you to get user attributes from your IdP and map them to DotNetNuke user attributes like firstname, lastname etc.
While auto registering the users in your DotNetNuke site these attributes will automatically get mapped to your DotNetNuke user details.
Go to DNNSAMLSSO Settings >> Advanced settings >> Attribute Mapping.
7: Role mapping (It is Optional to fill this)
DotNetNuke uses a concept of Roles, designed to give the site owner the ability to control what users can and cannot do within the site.
DotNetNuke has five pre-defined roles: Administrators, Subscribers, Registered Users, Translator (en-US) and Unverified Users.
Role mapping helps you to assign specific roles to users of a certain group in your IdP.
While auto registering, the users are assigned roles based on the group they are mapped to.
You can configure the DotNetNuke SAML 2.0 Single Sign-On (SSO) module with any Identity Provider such as
ADFS, Azure AD, Bitium, centrify, G Suite, JBoss Keycloak, Okta, OneLogin, Salesforce, AWS Cognito,
OpenAM, Oracle, PingFederate, PingOne, RSA SecureID, Shibboleth-2, Shibboleth-3, SimpleSAML, WSO2 or
even with your own custom identity provider.
If you are looking to Single Sign-On into your sites with any SAML compliant Identity Provider then we have a separate solution for that. We do provide SSO solutions for the following:
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