SAML Single Sign On ( SSO ) into Drupal using Absorb LMS as IDP
Drupal SAML Absorb LMS SSO ( Single Sign-on ) setup will allow your user to login to your Drupal site using their Absorb LMS Credentials. Drupal SAML module gives the ability to enable SAML Single Sign-on for Drupal. This module is compatible with all SAML Identity Providers ( IDP ). We provide Drupal SAML Single Sign on - Service Provider module which is compatible with Drupal 7, Drupal 8 and Drupal 9. Here we will go through a guide to configure SAML SSO between Drupal and Absorb LMS Idp. By the end of this guide, users from your Identity Provider should be able to login into the
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1. Install Drupal SAML SP 2.0 Single Sign On (SSO) module
1.1. Using Composer:
Composer require drupal/miniorange_saml
Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and search for miniOrange SAML Service Provider using the search box.
Enable the module by checking the checkbox and click on install button.
Steps to configure Drupal SAML Single Sign-On ( SSO ) Login into Absorb LMS as IDP
1. Configuring Absorb LMS as Identity Provider
Follow the steps below to configure Absorb LMS as IdP
Configure Absorb LMS as IdP
In the miniOrange SAML SP SSO module, navigate to Service Provider Metadata tab. Here, you can find the SP metadata such as SP Entity ID/Issuer and SP ACS URL (AssertionConsumerService) which are required to configure the Identity Provider (Absorb LMS).
Login to the Absorb admin portal as a System Admin and navigate to Portal Settings. From Portal Settings, there is a button in the right-side menu labelled Manage SSO Settings. If you can't see this button, please contact your Absorb Client Success
Manager to discuss enabling the feature.
Click Add at the bottom of the page.
Now in the Name field you can enter some descriptive connection name of your choice. This name is only visible to admins.
In the Method field select SAML.
In the Key field enter the Service provider certificate which you can get from the miniOrange SAML module under the Service Provider Setup tab.
In the Id Property field select the Absorb user profile field that Absorb should send as the NameID in the SAML assertion. This should be a unique identifier for learners.
The Assertion Consumer Service Url can be left blank as it should be provided to Absorb via the SAML Request. However if you are experiencing issues, you can hard code an ACS URL which you can get from the Service Provider Setup tab of the
miniOrange SAML module.
Set the Signature Type to SHA1.
Include User Data: You can opt to send user data from the Absorb LMA to Drupal site in addition to the SAML Response by enabling this toggle.
If OFF: No attributes will be included in the response.
If ON: Absorb will append the following LMS attributes to the SAML Response in the AttributeStatement:
Include Custom Fields: You can select to include any custom user fields present in the Absorb LMS as part of the attributes returned in the SAML Response. Note: This field is only visible if Include User Data is on.
2. Configuring Drupal as Service Provider
In miniOrange SAML module, go to Service Provider Setup tab of the module. There are two ways to configure the module:
A. By Uploading IDP Metadata:
Click on Upload IDP Metadata Link.
You can either Upload Metadata File and click on Upload File button or use a Upload Metadata URL and click on Fetch Metadata button.
B. Manual Configuration:
Provide the required settings (i.e. Identity Provider Name, IdP Entity ID or Issuer, SAML Login URL, X.509 Certificate) as provided by your Identity Provider and click on the Save Configuration button.
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