Drupal Gluu Server Integration | SSO into Drupal using Gluu Server
Drupal SAML Gluu Server SSO ( Single Sign-on ) setup will allow your user to login to your Drupal site using their Gluu Server 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 Gluu Server 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 Gluu Server
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 button.
Enter the Identity Provider Name
You can either upload a metadata file and click on Upload button or use a metadata URL and click on Fetch Metadata.
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 button.
3. Configuring Gluu Server as Identity Provider
Follow the steps below to configure Gluu Server as IdP
Configure Gluu Server 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 and ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL which are required to configure the Identity Provider.
Note: In order to support SAML SSO, the Gluu Server must include the Shibboleth SAML IDP.
Login to Gluu server Admin Console.
From the navigation panel, click on SAMLAdd Trust Relationships.
Configure the following in Trust Relationship Form:
Display Name: Drupal SAML App (Enter any name for identifying the application)
Description: Provide a suitable description for you application
Entity Type: Single SP
Metadata Location: File
From the Service Provider Metadata tab in the module, download the Metadata XML File.
Upload the Metadata file in SP Metadata File.
Now tick the Configure Relying Party checkbox and click on Configure Relying Party link.
You will be shown the Relying Party Configurations page.
From Available Profile Configurations, select SAML 2.0 SSO and click on Add to add SAML2SSO to Selected Profile Configurations.
In SAML 2.0 SSO Profile, configure the following:
Support Unspecified NameId Format
Tick the checkbox
From Available NamedId Formats, select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress and urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:unspecified and add it to the Selected NamedId Formats.
Click on Save button.
From the Release Additional Attributes section on the right, add the attributes you want to send to the Service Provider.
Click on Update button.
Gluu's SAML IDP metadata can be found at https://HOSTNAME/idp/shibboleth. This will be required to configure the module in Service Provider.
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