SSO into Salesforce using Joomla SAML IDP I Salesforce SAML Single Sign-on (SSO)


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Login using Joomla Users ( Joomla as SAML IDP ) plugin gives you the ability to use your Joomla credentials to log into Salesforce. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between Salesforce as Service Provider and Joomla as an Identity Provider.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

  • Log into your Joomla instance as an admin.
  • Go to the Joomla Dashboard -> Extensions -> Manage and click on Install.
  • Seach for a Joomla SAML SSO IDP plugin and then select SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla plugin by miniOrange
  • Then cllick on Install Now.

Steps for Integration of Joomla Single Sign-On (SSO) with Salesforce as Service Provider

1. Configure Salesforce as the Service Provider (SP)

  • Open a new browser tab or window, Log in to your Salesforce account as Account Admin.
  • Select either Salesforce Classic: Navigate to Setup > Security Controls > Single Sign-On Settings.

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  • Or Salesforce Lightening Experience: Click the gear icon, then navigate to Setup > Identity > Single Sign-On Settings.

  • Salesforce SAML SSO with Joomla | Login in to Salesforce using Joomla

  • On the Single Sign-On Settings page, click Edit.

  • Salesforce SAML SSO with Joomla | Login in to Salesforce using Joomla

  • Check the SAML Enabled box to enable the use of SAML Single-Sign On, then click Save.

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  • Click New to open SAML Single Sign-On Settings.

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    Name Enter a name of your choice
    SAML Version Make sure this is set to 2.0. This should be enabled by default.
    Issuer Copy and paste the IDP-Entity URL/Issuer from IDP Metadata tab
    Identity Provider Certificate Download the Certificate from IDP Metadata Open it in notepad. Copy and paste the content here.
    Identity Provider Login URL Copy and paste the SAML Login URL from IDP Metadata tab
    Custom Logout URL Copy and paste the SAML Logout URL from IDP Metadata tab
    API Name Enter an API name of your choice.
    Entity ID If you have a custom domain setup, use https://[customDomain].my.salesforce.com
    If you do not have a custom domain setup, use https://saml.salesforce.com
  • Click Save.

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  • Copy your Login URL value.

  • Salesforce SAML SSO with Joomla | Login in to Salesforce using Joomla

2: Configuring Joomla as Identity Provider (IDP)



  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.
  • Joomla SAML SSO IDP | Identity Provider
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla 4 website :–
  • Joomla SAML SSO IDP | Identity Provider
  • From the dashboard of Joomla 4 site. Click on System to install the plugin
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  • Under System Install Extentions .
  • Joomla SAML SSO IDP | Identity Provider
  • 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.
  • Joomla SAML SSO IDP | Identity Provider
  • Now go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Service Provider
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  • 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.
    Joomla SAML SSO IDP | Identity Provider
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.
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    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 .

  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP for Joomla from Here.

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

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

    joomla extensions
  • 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.

    Joomla SAML SSO IDP | Identity Provider
  • 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.
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  • 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 .

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