Shibboleth3 as Idp for wordpress

Step 1: Setup Shibboleth3 as Identity Provider

  • In the miniOrange SAML SP SSO plugin, navigate to Service Provider Metadata tab. Here, you can find the SP metadata such as SP Entity ID and ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL which are required to configure the Identity Provider.
  • wordpress saml upload metadata
  • In conf/idp.properties, uncomment and set 'idp.encryption.optional' to true.
       eg. idp.encryption.optional = true
  • In conf/metadata-providers.xml, configure Service Provider like this
  • <MetadataProvider xmlns:samlmd="urn:oasis:
    names:tc:SAML:2.0:metadata"
      id="miniOrangeInLineEntity" xsi:type="InlineMetadata
    Provider" sortKey="1">
      <samlmd:EntityDescriptor ID="entity" entityID="<SP-EntityID /
    Issuer from Service Provider Info tab in plugin.>"
        validUntil="2020-09-06T04:13:32Z">
        <samlmd:SPSSODescriptor AuthnRequests
    Signed="false" WantAssertionsSigned="true"
        protocolSupportEnumeration="urn:oasis:names:
    tc:SAML:2.0:protocol">
          <samlmd:NameIDFormat>
            urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:
    1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress
          </samlmd:NameIDFormat>
        <samlmd:AssertionConsumerService Binding="urn:oasis:names:tc:
    SAML:2.0:bindings:HTTP-POST"
        Location="<ACS (AssertionConsumerService) URL from
    Step1 of the plugin under Identity Provider Tab.>"
          index="1" />
        </samlmd:SPSSODescriptor>
        </samlmd:EntityDescriptor>
    </MetadataProvider>
  • In conf/saml-nameid.properties, uncomment and set default NameID as Email Address like this
  • idp.nameid.saml2.default=urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress
  • In conf/saml-nameid-xml, search for shibboleth.SAML2NameIDGenerators. Uncomment the shibboleth.SAML2AttributeSourcedGenerator bean and comment all other ref beans
  • <!-- SAML 2 NameID Generation -->
    <util:list id="shibboleth.SAML2NameIDGenerators">
      <!--<ref bean="shibboleth.SAML2TransientGenerator" /> -->
      <!-->ref bean="shibboleth.SAML2PersistentGenerator" /> -->
      <bean parent="shibboleth.SAML2AttributeSourcedGenerator"
      p:format="urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress"
      p:attributeSourceIds="#{ {'email'} }" />
    </util:list>
  • Make sure you have defined AttributeDefinition in conf/attribute-resolver.xml.
  • <!-- Note: AttributeDefinitionid must be same as what
    you provided in attributeSourceIds in conf/saml-nameid.xml -->
    <resolver:AttributeDefinitionxsi:type="ad:Simple"
    id="email" sourceAttributeID="mail">
      <resolver:Dependency ref="ldapConnector" />
      <resolver:AttributeEncoderxsi:type="enc:SAML2String"
    name="email" friendlyName="email" />
    </resolver:AttributeDefinition >

    <resolver:DataConnector id="ldapConnector"
    xsi:type="dc:LDAPDirectory" ldapURL="%{idp.authn.LDAP.ldapURL}"
      baseDN="%{idp.authn.LDAP.baseDN}"
    principal="%{idp.authn.LDAP.bindDN}"
      principalCredential="%{idp.authn.LDAP.bindDNCredential}">
      <dc:FilterTemplate>
        <!-- Define you User Search Filter here -->
        <![CDATA[ (&(objectclass=*)
    (cn=$requestContext.principalName)) ]]>
      </dc:FilterTemplate>

      <dc:ReturnAttributes>*</dc:ReturnAttributes>
    </resolver:DataConnector>
  • Make sure you have AttributeFilterPolicy defined in conf/attribute-filter.xml.
  • <afp:AttributeFilterPolicy id="ldapAttributes">
    <afp:PolicyRequirementRulexsi:type="basic:ANY"/>
      <afp:AttributeRuleattributeID="email">
        <afp:PermitValueRulexsi:type="basic:ANY"/>
      </afp:AttributeRule>
    </afp:AttributeFilterPolicy>
  • Restart the Shibboleth Server.
  • You need to configure these endpoints in the Service Provider.
  • IDP Entity ID https://<your_domain>/idp/shibboleth
    Single Login URL https://<your_domain>/idp/profile/SAML2/Redirect/SSO
    Single Logout URL https://<your_domain>/idp/shibboleth
    X.509 Certificate The public key certificate of your Shibboleth server