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

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


Salesforce 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 Salesforce 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 Salesforce 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 Salesforce by considering Salesforce as IdP (Identity Provider) and Magento as SP (Service Provider). Our SSO plugin provides Unlimited user authentications from Salesforce. 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

Installation using Composer:
  • Purchase the miniOrange SAML Single Sign On – SAML SSO Login extension from magento marketplace.
  • Go to My profile -> My Purchases
  • Please ensure you are using correct access keys (My Profile - Access Keys)
  • Paste the access keys in your auth.json file inside your project
  • Use the below command to add the extension to your project.
    "composer require {module_name}:{version}"
  • You can see the module name and list of versions in the selector below the extension module name.
  • Run the following commands on command prompt to enable the extension.
  • php bin/magento setup:di:compile
    php bin/magento setup:upgrade

Manual Installation:
  • Download the miniOrange SAML Single Sign On – SAML SSO Login extension.
  • Unzip all contents of the zip inside the MiniOrange/SP directory.
  • {Root Directory of Magento} app code MiniOrange SP
  • Run the following commands on command prompt to enable the extension
  • php bin/magento setup:di:compile
    php bin/magento setup:upgrade

Magento Single Sign On SSO login with Azure AD, Azure B2C, ADFS, Okta, Keycloak, Salesforce, Ping, Bitium, Gsuite, Shibboleth & many SAML IdPs [24/7 SUPPORT]

 Tested with 2.4.4

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

1. Setup Salesforce as IdP (Identity Provider)

Follow the steps below to configure Salesforce as IdP for Magento

miniorange img Configure Salesforce 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 Salesforce as the Identity Provider.
  • Configure Salesforce as IDP - Magento SSO - Salesforce SSO Login
  • Login into your Salesforce account as administrator.
  • Switch to Salesforce Lightning mode from the profile menu, then click the Setup button to go to the Setup screen.
  • Create SP via connected apps - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) Magento Salesforce SSO Login
  • Select Settings Tab from the left pane and then Identity Provider.
  • Create SP via connected apps - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in Magento Salesforce SSO Login Identity Provider
  • Click on Enable Identity Provider.
  • SAML Single Sign on (SSO) using Salesforce Identity Provider, Create SP via connected apps
  • In the Service Provider section, click on the link to create the Service Provider using Connected Apps.
  • Create SP via connected apps - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in Magento Salesforce SSO Login
  • Enter Connected App Name, API Name and Contact Email.
  • Connected App Name Provide a name for Connected App
    API Name Provide a API name
    Contact Email Provide a Contact Email
    Fill connected apps details - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in Magento Salesforce SSO Login
  • Check the Enable SAML checkbox in the Web App Settings and enter the following values:
  • Enable SAML Checked
    Entity ID SP-EntityID / Issuer from Service Provider Metadata tab of the Plugin
    ACS URL ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL from Service Provider Metadata tab of the Plugin
    Subject Type Username
    Name ID Format urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:2.0:nameid-format:unspecified
    Fill connected apps details - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in Magento Salesforce SSO Login
  • Click on Save To save the configuration, click on Save button.
  • Select Connected Apps from the left pane's Platform Tools section.
  • Click the Manage Profiles option in the Profiles section.
  • Fill connected apps details - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in Magento Salesforce SSO Login
  • In the Profiles section click Manage Profiles button.
  • Assign the Profiles you wish to be able to use this app to log in to.
  • Fill connected apps details - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in Magento Salesforce SSO Login
  • Click Download Metadata under SAML Login Information.
  • Download Identity Providers metadata - Salesforce SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) in Magento Salesforce SSO Login
  • This metadata will be helpful while configuring the Service Provider.
  • You have successfully configured Salesforce as SAML IdP (Identity Provider) for achieving Salesforce SSO login into your 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.
  • Magento Salesforce SSO - Salesforce Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento - Save configuration
  • To check if your Magento as SP is configured correctly, click the Test Configuration button.
  • Salesforce Magento Salesforce SSO - Salesforce 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.
  • Magento Salesforce SSO - Salesforce 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.
  • Salesforce Magento SSO - Salesforce Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento - role mapping

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


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