SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) into Joomla using Amazon AWS
AWS SAML Single sign-on (SSO) is an authentication method that enables
Amazon AWS users to access multiple Joomla applications with one login and one set of credentials.
Our plugin is compatible with Joomla 4 and Joomla 5, as well as with all the SAML 2.0 compliant Identity Providers.
Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SAML SSO login between Joomla site and Amazon
AWS by considering Amazon AWS as IdP (Identity Provider) and Joomla as SP
(Service Provider). Amazon AWS Single Sign On (SSO) for Joomla miniOrange provides a ready to use
solution for Joomla. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your Joomla site using
Amazon AWS within minutes.
Now click on Services then click on Security, Identity & Compliance then select IAM
Here click on the Enable button to enable IAM Identity Center.
You will get a popup if there is no AWS organization created. Click on Create AWS Organization
to create a AWS organization.
In the IAM Identity Center dashboard, click on Applications.
Now click on Add Application.
Here select Add a custom SAML 2.0 Application to create custom application for Joomla.
Enter the Details of Custom Joomla application like Display name and description.
Now you have to Download AWS SSO metadata, to configure Joomla SAML SP plugin. So that click on
Download button to download AWS metadata.
Click on the Save button to save the configuration.
Now click on Actions to get a dropdown menu.
Click on Edit attribute mappings to enter the attribute mapping section.
Then you can assign users and group names under the Assigned users section.
2. Configure Joomla as
In Joomla SAML plugin, go to Service Provider Setup Tab. There are three ways to configure
By Metadata URL :
Click on Upload IDP Metadata.
Enter Metadata URL (Copy from IDP app) and click on Fetch Metadata.
By Uploading Metadata
Click on choose metadata file and click on Upload.
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 in the Federation Metadata document
Role mapping helps you to assign specific roles to users of a certain group
in your Identity Provider (IdP).
While auto registering, the users are assigned roles based on the group they
are mapped to.
You can refer the following
for Group Mapping.
5. Redirection & SSO Links
Go to Login Settings tab. There are multiple features availabe in
this tab like Auto redirect the user to Identity Provider and
Enable Backed Login for Super Users. To use these features, click on
the respective checkboxes.
You have successfully completed your
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SAML 2.0 SP Single Sign On ( SAML SSO) - Service Provider Plugin acts as a SAML 2.0
Service Provider which can be configured to establish the trust between the Joomla site and
various SAML 2.0 supported Identity Providers to securely authenticate (Secure Login)
the user to the Joomla site.
SAML 2.0 SP Single Sign On (SSO) - Service Provider plugin also provides Cross-Domain / Sub-domain login sharing
with other Joomla websites.
We also provide a separate plugin that enables Joomla to act as an Identity Provider. It
supports authentication with Joomla, user management, session management, change password,
etc. You can configure any service provider with your Joomla site with the help of this
What is the use of the configuration or integration with SAML SSO?
Miniorange Provides best SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) solution to Amazon AWS.
SSO reduces the number of attack surfaces because users only log in once each day and only use one set of
credentials. Reducing login to one set of credentials improves enterprise
security. When employees have to use separate passwords for each app, they usually don't. Amazon AWS [SAML] Single Sign-On (SSO) login for Joomla can be achieved by using our
Joomla SAML SP Single Sign-On(SSO) plugin. Our plugin is compatible with all the SAML compliant
Identity providers. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SAML SSO login between the Joomla
site and Amazon AWS.
Miniorange Joomla SAML Single sign-on(web SSO) supports multiple known IDPs like ADFS, Azure
AD, Amazon AWS, Shibboleth, Amazon AWS, Amazon AWS,
SimpleSamlPhp, Google apps, Bitium, OpenAM, miniorange IDP, Centrify and many more.
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