ServiceNow OAuth and OpenID connect Single Sign-On (SSO) | ServiceNow SSO Login

ServiceNow OAuth and OpenID connect Single Sign-On (SSO) | ServiceNow SSO Login


WordPress OAuth & OpenID Connect Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin enables secure login into WordPress using ServiceNow as OAuth and OpenID Connect provider. You can also configure plugin using different custom providers and standard IDPs. It supports advanced Single Sign-On (SSO) features such as user profile Attribute mapping, Role mapping, etc. Here we will go through a guide to configure SSO between WordPress and ServiceNow. By the end of this guide, users should be able to login to WordPress from ServiceNow. To know more about other features we provide in WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin, you can click here.

Pre-requisites: Download And Installation

  • Log into your WordPress instance as an admin.
  • Go to the WordPress Dashboard -> Plugins and click on Add New.
  • Search for a WordPress OAuth Single Sign-On (SSO) plugin and click on Install Now.
  • Once installed click on Activate.

Steps to configure ServiceNow Single Sign-On (SSO) Login into WordPress

1. Setup ServiceNow as OAuth Provider

  • Login/Signup to ServiceNow developer portal using ServiceNow developer account.
  • Search for system OAuth in the left panel and go to Application registry.Now click on New button to register a new application.
  • wordpress oauth client plugin SSO servicenow new app
  • Select the Create an OAuth API endpoint for external clients
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign on servicenow create oauth api
  • Enter the App Name and the Redirect URL. You will get the Redirect URL from miniOrange OAuth Client plugin in Redirect/Callback URL field. You can enter the Client Secret you want or leave it blank. Copy the Client ID and Client Secret, we will need it in the further steps while configuring the plugin. If you had left the Client Secret blank, then to copy the auto generated Client Secret, click on the application from the application registries list.
  • wordpress oauth client plugin sso servicenow fill requirements
  • Now, Search for Scripted Rest API's in the search bar.Then click on new to add a new script service.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign on servicenow add new script
  • Give a App name & ID And click on submit button to create a new rest API .
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign on servicenow fill details submit
  • Now go to service which you created in the previous step.
  • Scroll down to the resources and click on new button to add a script for userinfo.
  • OAuth/OpenID/OIDC Single Sign on servicenow new resource
  • Add the below code in script section and click on submit.
  • 
            var body = {};
            body.name = gs.getuser().getName();
            body.email = gs.getuser().getemail();
            response.setbody(body);
             
  • You will get the <base-api-path> in the Base API path column of the Scripted REST APIs. Search the REST API with the name you have created it.
  •  wordpress oauth client plugin sso servicenow base api path
You have successfully configured ServiceNow as OAuth Provider for achieving ServiceNow login into your WordPress Site.

2. Setup WordPress as OAuth Client


  • Go to Configure OAuth tab and click Add New Application to add a new client application into your website.
  • ServiceNow  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Add new application
  • Choose your Application from the list of OAuth / OpenID Connect Providers, Here ServiceNow.
  • ServiceNow Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Select Application
  • Copy the Callback URL to be used in OAuth Provider Configuration and click Next.
  • ServiceNow Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Callback URL
  • Configure App name. Copy and paste the endpoints from below table. Click Next.
  • ServiceNow Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Callback URL
    Client ID : Click Here
    Client Secret : Click Here
    Scope: email profile
    Authorize Endpoint: https://<your-servicenow-domain>/oauth_auth.do
    Access Token Endpoint: https://<your-servicenow-domain>/oauth_token.do
    Get User Info Endpoint: https://<your-servicenow-domain>/<base-api-path>?access_token=
  • Configure the client credentials like Client ID & Client Secret is shown in the setup dialogue box and enter the scope value as openid. Click Next.
  • ServiceNow  Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Client ID & Client Secret
  • Verify the configuration details and click on Finish to save the configuration.
  • ServiceNow Single Sign-On (SSO) OAuth - Finish configuration

You have successfully configured WordPress as OAuth Client for achieving user authentication with ServiceNow Single Sign-On (SSO) login into your WordPress Site.


3. User Attribute Mapping.

  • User Attribute Mapping is mandatory for enabling users to successfully login into WordPress. We will be setting up user profile attributes for WordPress using below settings.
  • Finding user attributes

    • Go to Configure OAuth tab. Scroll down and click on Test Configuration.
    • OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On SSO,servicenow test config
    • You will see all the values returned by your OAuth Provider to WordPress in a table. If you don't see value for First Name, Last Name, Email or Username, make the required settings in your OAuth Provider to return this information.
    • OAuth/OpenID Single Sign On servicenow test result
    • Once you see all the values in Test Configuration, go to Attribute / Role Mapping tab, you will get the list of attributes in a Username dropdown.
    • OAuth/OpenID Attribute mapping

    4. Sign In Settings

    • The settings in Single Sign-On (SSO) Settings tab define the user experience for Single Sign-On (SSO). To add a ServiceNow login widget on your WordPress page, you need to follow the below steps.
      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      •  ServiceNow  Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Go to WordPress Left Panel > Appearances > Widgets.
      • Select miniOrange OAuth. Drag and drop to your favourite location and save.
      • ServiceNow Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Open your WordPress page and you can see the ServiceNow SSO login button there. You can test the ServiceNow Single Sign-On (SSO) now.
      • Make sure the "Show on login page" option is enabled for your application. (Refer to the below image)
      • ServiceNow Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting
      • Now, go to your WordPress Login page. (Eg. https://< your-wordpress-domain >/wp-login.php)
      • You will see an ServiceNow SSO login button there. Once you click the login button, you will be able to test the ServiceNow Single Sign-On (SSO).
      • ServiceNow Single Sign-on (SSO) - WordPress create-newclient login button setting

    In this Guide, you have successfully configured ServiceNow Single Sign-On (SSO) by configuring ServiceNow as OAuth Provider and WordPress as OAuth Client using our WP OAuth Single Sign-On ( OAuth & OpenID Connect Client ) plugin. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your WordPress site using ServiceNow login credentials within minutes.

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