SAML Single Sign-On into Magento using Okta | Okta SSO | Login using Okta

SAML Single Sign-On into Magento using Okta | Okta SSO | Login using Okta


Okta 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 SAML 2.0 compliant Service Provider establishing trust between the Magento site and Okta to securely authenticate and login users to the Magento site. Our Magento Single Sign-On (SSO) solution helps to secure Magento sites behind the SSO login so that users are authenticated using their Okta login credentials. Seamless support for advanced SSO features like Attribute / Custom Mapping, Role Mapping etc.

SAML allows information to be exchanged between Service Providers and Identity Providers; SAML is the integration of Service Providers and Identity Providers. When a user attempts to log in, your Service provider delivers SAML assertions to Identity Provider, which contain information about the user. The assertion is received by Identity Provider, which validates it against your Service Provider settings before allowing the user access to your org.

Here we will go through a guide to configure SAML Single Sign-On SSO login between Magento site and Okta by considering Okta as IdP (Identity Provider) and Magento as SP (Service Provider). Our SSO plugin provides Unlimited user authentications from Okta. To know more about other features we provide in you Magento SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin, you can click here.

Pre-requisites : Download And Installation

  • Download the miniOrange SAML SP Single Sign-On (SSO)plugin from Magento Marketplace.
  • Go to magento root directory.
  • Create the new directories MiniOrange/SP inside the app/code directory.
  • Run the following commands on command prompt to enable the plugin
  •       1. php bin/magento setup:upgrade
          2. php bin/magento setup:di:compile

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 Tested with 2.4.4

Steps to configure Okta SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into Magento SAML SP

1. Setup Okta as IdP (Identity Provider)

Follow the steps below to configure Okta as IdP for Magento

miniorange img Configure Okta 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 Okta as the Identity Provider.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SSO - Okta SSO Login
  • Login to your Okta admin dashboard.
  • Navigate to Applications tab -> Applications.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Magento SSO - Applications
  • To create new app click on the Create App Integration button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Okta SSO Login - SAML 2.0 Configure - create app
  • After Selecting SAML 2.0 as Sign-On method Click on Next button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Okta SSO Login - SAML 2.0 Configure
  • Enter the App Name in General Settings tab and click on Next button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Okta SSO Login - Magento SSO - app name
  • In Configure SAML tab, enter the required details:
  • Single Sign On
    URL
    ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL from the Service Provider Metadata tab of the
    Plugin
    Audience URL
    (SP Entity ID)
    SP Entity ID / Issuer from the Service Provider Metadata tab of the Plugin
    Name ID
    Format
    Select E-Mail Address as a Name Id from dropdown list
    Application
    Username
    Okta username
    Configure Okta as IDP -SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Okta SSO Login - SAML_SETTINGS
  • Configure Group Attribute Statements (Optional) and click on Next button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Okta SSO Login - Group attributes

miniorange img Assigning Groups/People

  • Navigate to the application you created and click on the Assignments Tab in Okta.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Okta SSO Login - assignments tab
  • To Assign People and Assign Groups click on Assign button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Okta SSO Login - Assign_groups
  • Once you Assign the user, click on Done button.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Okta SSO Login -assign user
  • Navigate to Sign On tab and Click on View Setup Instructions to get Okta Metadata.
  • You will need this to configure the Service Provider.
  • Configure Okta as IDP - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO)  - Okta SSO Login - setup instructions
  • You have successfully configured Okta as SAML IdP (Identity Provider) for achieving Okta Single Sign-On (SSO) Login, ensuring secure Okta Login into Magento Site.

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 x.509 Certificate in the Federation Metadata document
  • Click on Save button to save all your settings.
  • Okta Magento SSO - Okta Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento - federation metadata
  • To check if your Magento as SP is configured correctly, click the Test Configuration button.
  • Okta Magento SSO - Okta Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento - Test configuration

3: Attribute Mapping (Optional). *This is Premium feature.

  • 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.
  • Okta Magento SSO - Okta Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento - attribute mapping
    Username: Name of the username attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
    Email: Name of the email attribute from IdP (Keep NameID by default)
    Group/Role: 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.

4: 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.
  • Okta Magento SSO - Okta Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento - role mapping

In this Guide, you have successfully configured Okta SAML Single Sign-On (Okta SSO Login) choosing Okta 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 Okta login credentials within minutes.


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