ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services) Single Sign-On (SSO) login for Magento [SAML] can be achieved by using our Magento SAML SP Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin.
Our SSO solution will make Magento a SAML 2.0 compliant Service Provider, allowing users to securely authenticate and login to the Magento site using ADFS. Our Magento Single Sign-On (SSO) solution helps to
secure Magento sites behind the SSO login so that users are authenticated using their ADFS credentials. Seamless support for advanced SSO features like Attribute / Custom Mapping, Role Mapping etc.
Here we will go through a guide to configure SAML Single Sign-On SSO login between Magento site and ADFS by considering ADFS as IdP (Identity Provider) and Magento as SP (Service Provider). Our SSO plugin
provides Unlimited user authentications from ADFS (Active Directory Federation Services). To know more about other features we provide in you Magento SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin, you can click here.
Steps to configure ADFS SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into Magento
1. Setup ADFS as IdP (Identity Provider)
Follow the steps below to configure ADFS as IdP for Magento
Configure ADFS as IdP
In the Magento SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to Service Provider Metadata tab. In this tab you will find the SP metadata such as SP Entity ID and ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL which are required to configure ADFS as the Identity Provider.
On ADFS, search for ADFS Management application.
Select Relying Party Trust and then Add Relying Party Trust after launching AD FS Management.
From the Relying Party Trust Wizard, click the Start button. But first, make sure that Claims aware is selected.
Add a relying party trust by selecting the appropriate options.
Using Metadata URL
In Select Data Source: Import data about the relying party from the internet or a local network, and then add the URL to the Federation metadata address. (To obtain the SP Meatadata URL, go to the Service Provider Info tab of the plugin).
Skip step-5 to step-8 & start configuring from step-9.
Using Metadata XML file
In Select Data Source: Import data about the relying party from a file option & then browse the metadata file(You can download the SP metadata file from the plugin under the Service Provider Metadata tab).
Skip step-5 to step-8 & start configuring from step-9.
Using Manual configuration
In Select Data Source: Enter Data about the relying party manually & Click on Next.
Enter Display Name & Click Next.
Upload the certificate & Click Next. Download the certificate from the plugin and upload it to ADFS.
Select Enable support for the SAML 2.0 WebSSO protocol & Enter ACS URL from the plugins Service Provider Info Tab. Click Next.
Add Entity ID as Relying party trust identifier from the plugin's Service Provider Info Tab, then click Add and Next.
Also, download the Signing certificate from Service Provider Info Tab from the plugin.
Click Next after selecting Permit everyone as an Access Control Policy.
Click the Next button from Ready to Add Trust and click on the Close button.
The list of Relying Party Trusts will be displayed. Click Edit Claim Issuance Policy after selecting the appropriate application.
Click on Add Rule button.
Click Next after selecting Send LDAP Attributes as Claims.
Enter the following details & click on Finish.
Claim rule name:
Outgoing Claim Type:
Click Apply and then click on Ok button.
Select property of the application & add the certificate downloaded from the add-on.
* Windows SSO (optional)
Steps to configure ADFS for Windows Authentication
Open elevated Command Prompt on the ADFS Server and execute the following command on it:
setspn -a HTTP/##ADFS Server FQDN## ##Domain Service Account##
FQDN is Fully Qualified Domain Name (Example : adfs4.example.com)
Domain Service Account is the username of the account in AD.
Example : setspn -a HTTP/adfs.example.com username/domain
Go to the Authentication Policies area of the AD FS Management Console and update the Global Authentication Policies. In the Intranet zone, check Windows Authentication.
Open Internet Explorer. Navigate to Security tab in Internet Options.
Add the FQDN of AD FS to the list of sites in Local Intranet and then restart the browser.
Select Custom Level for the Security Zone. Select Automatic Logon only in Intranet Zone from the list of options.
Open the powershell and execute following two commands to enable windows authentication in Chrome browser.
You have configured ADFS for Windows Authentication. Now to add Relying Party for your Magento site you can follow these steps.
2. Configure Magento as SP (Service Provider)
Copy SAML Entity ID, SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL and x.509 certificate from Federation Metadata document and paste it in IdP Entity ID or Issuer, Single Sign-on Service URL, x.509 Certificate fields respectively in the plugin.
IdP Entity ID or Issuer
SAML Entity ID in the Federation Metadata document
Single Sign-On Service URL
SAML Single-Sign-On Endpoint URL in the Federation Metadata document
x.509 Certificate in the Federation Metadata document
Click on Save button to save all your settings.
To check if your Magento as SP is configured correctly, click the Test Configuration button.
3. Sign-In Settings
Navigate to Sign-in Settings tab. Here you find the option the enable the login link on Admin*/Customer Login Page (*Admin SSO is available in the premium versions)
If you want to initate SSO from any page you can also use the SSO link provided in the extension.
The Premium extension also provides you the the feature to auto redirect your user to the IdP Login Page if the user is not already logged in.
4. Customer / Admin SSO
Customer Single Sign-On (Customer SSO)
Admin Single Sign-On (Admin SSO)
Go to customer login page and you will see the SSO button on your frontend. Click on the button and test the SSO.
You will be sucessfully logged in into Magento.
Visit your admin login page and you will see the SSO button on your admin page. Click on the button to initate SSO as an admin.
After sucessfully logged into magento as admin you will be redirect to magento backend dashboard.
Attribute Mapping / Custom Attribute Mapping(Optional). *This is Premium feature.
1.1: Attribute Mapping (Optional).
Attributes are user details that are stored in your Identity Provider.
Attribute Mapping helps you to get user attributes from your Identity Provider (IdP) and map them to Magento user attributes like firstname, lastname etc.
While auto registering the users in your Magento site these attributes will automatically get mapped to your Magento user details.
Only NameID can be mapped to Magento's Email and Username characteristics with the free plugin. Multiple user attributes from the IdP, on the other hand, can be mapped to Magento attributes in the premium version of the plugin. You can map custom attributes that you've added to your IdP in addition to the default attributes.
When a user performs SSO, the NameID value sent by the IdP will get mapped to the email and the username of the Magento user.
Name of the username attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
Name of the email attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
Name of the Role attribute from Identity Provider (IdP)
You can check the Test Configuration Results under Service Provider Setup tab to get a better idea of which values to map here.
1.2: Custom Attribute Mapping (Optional). *This is Premium feature.
Enter your table name in Table field.
Enter attribute name as your column name (in the respective table)
Click on Add button for adding custom magento attribute and map the respective field with the attribute receiving from your identity provider
Click on save button for saving the configuration.
You can also delete the configuration by entering the name in attribute name field and then click on delete button.
Role Mapping (Optional). *This is Premium feature.
You can specify a default role in the free plugin that will be allocated to all non-admin users when they conduct SSO.
Go to Attribute/Role mapping tab and navigate to Role Mapping section.
Select the Default Role and click on the Save button.
In this Guide, you have successfully configured ADFS SAML Single Sign-On (ADFS SSO Login) choosing ADFS as IdP and Magento as SP using Magento SAML Sigle Sign-On (SSO) Login plugin .This solution ensures that you
are ready to roll out secure access to your Magento site using ADFS login credentials within minutes.
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