Deskpro Single Sign On (SSO) for Joomla as Identity Provider (IDP)



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Single Sign-On in Deskpro using Joomla IdP. Login into Deskpro using Joomla, by configuring Deskpro as SP and Joomla as SAML IDP. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Deskpro as Service Provider (SP) and Joomla as an Identity Provider (IDP).

Step 1: Configure Deskpro as Service provider

  • Go to Deskpro and Login to your Deskpro Dashboard.
  • Click on Admin button from left menu bar.
  • Deskpro SAML SSO integration with Joomla as Identity Provider
  • Click on CRM then open Auth and SSO tab and click on Add button.
  • Deskpro SAML SSO integration with Joomla as Identity Provider
  • Select SAML Authentication from the list of apps.
  • Deskpro SAML SSO integration with Joomla as Identity Provider
  • Enter the following details:

    SAML SSO URL Enter SAML Login URL from the Identity Provider tab of the Joomla plugin.
    Remote logout URL Enter SAML logout URL from the Identity Provider tab of the Joomla plugin.
    Certificate Fingerprint Copy the Thumbprint of the certificate downloaded from the Identity Provider tab of the Joomla plugin. (To generate fingerprint follow the below mentioned steps)
    1. Open the certificate that was downloaded earlier.
    2. Copy all the content of the certificate and paste it in any online X.509 Certificate Fingerprint generator.
    3. Copy the Thumbprint generated and paste it in the Certificate Fingerprint field.

  • Click the Save to save the Single Sign-On (SSO) SAML settings.
  • Copy Assertion Consumer Service(ACS) URL and keep it handy you will need it at the time of plugin configuration (Highlighted in the below image)

    Deskpro SAML SSO integration with Joomla as Identity Provider Deskpro SAML SSO integration with Joomla as Identity Provider
  • Click on Install App
  • Deskpro SAML SSO integration with Joomla as Identity Provider
  • Once the application is successfully install, then click on Continue
  • Deskpro SAML SSO integration with Joomla as Identity Provider
  • Copy and Save the Deskpro IDP metadata details which required while configuring Joomla as SP
  • Deskpro SAML SSO integration with Joomla as Identity Provider

Step 2: Configure Joomla as IDP

  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.

     joomla idp
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla website :–
    [host]/[sitename]/administrator/index.php

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  • From the navigation menu on top go to Extensions Manage Install.

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  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.

    miniorange joomla sso
  • After the installation go to Extensions Manage Manage.

    joomla idp
  • Search for miniorange in the search box and enable the two extensions System and User that are disabled by default.

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  • After enabling the extensions go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Account Setup.

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  • Go to Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

    Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer    Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    miniorange joomla idp sso
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.


  • serivice provider setup tab

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange WordPress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

    You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

Step 2: Configure Joomla 4 beta as IDP

  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla 4 beta website :–
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • From the dashboard of Joomla 4 beta site. Click on System to install the plugin
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Under System Install Extentions .
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Now go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Service Provider
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Under Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

  • Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer  Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    miniorange joomla sso
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.
  • miniorange joomla sso

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange Wordpress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

    You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

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