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Magento SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Setup Guide | Magento SAML SSO

Magento SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) can be achieved by using our Magento SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) extension. Our SSO solution will make Magento SAML 2.0 compliant Service Provider establishing trust between the Magento site and your Identity Provider (IdP) 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 Identity Provider 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 your Identity Provider by considering Magento as SP (Service Provider). Our Magento SAML SSO extension provides unlimited user authentications from Identity Provider. To know more about other features we provide in you Magento SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) extension, you can click here.

You can refer how to download and install miniOrange Magento SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Extension from Magento marketplace :

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 saml-sp-single-sign-on:{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 zip from here.
  • 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 2.4.5

Steps to Configure Magento 2 SAML Single Sign-On Extension (Magento SAML)

1. Setup Custom Identity Provider as IdP (Identity Provider)

  • In miniOrange Magento SAML extension, Navigate to Service Provider Metadata tab. Here you will find all the required settings which you will require to configure your Identity Provider.
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2. Configuring Magento 2 as SP (Service Provider)

  • Go to Service Provider Setup tab of the miniOrange Magento SAML SSO extensions.
  • Provide the required settings (i.e. Identity Provider Name, IdP Entity ID or Issuer, SAML Login URL, X.509 Certificate) as provided by your Identity Provider and click on the Save button.
  • By clicking on Test Configuration button in Magento SAML extension you can check whether your IdP connection is successful and what attributes you are getting from IdP.
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  • In free extension you can add a login button on your customer login page. Other options like login link on admin page, auto-redirect user etc. is provided in premium versions of the extension.
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3. Attribute Mapping / Custom Attribute Mapping(Optional). *This is Premium feature.

3.1: 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.
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    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.

3.2: 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.
  • Magento SAML SSO - Magento SAML Single Sign-On(SSO) Login in Magento custom attribute mapping

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.
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