SAML Single Sign-On into workplace by Facebook using Joomla IDP Plugin | Facebook SSO

SAML Single Sign-On into workplace by Facebook using Joomla IDP Plugin | Facebook SSO

Joomla as IdP SAML SSO Plugin acts as a SAML 2.0 Identity Provider which can be configured to establish the trust between the plugin and Workplace by Facebook As Service Provider (SP) to securely authenticate the user using the Joomla site.

Step 1: Configuration Steps of Workplace by Facebook SP.

  • Login to Workplace by Facebook SP.
  • Navigate to Admin Panel > Security > Authentication.
  • Check the Single-Sign On (SSO) box:
  • Workplace by Facebook SP for Joomla SSO

    Workplace by Facebook SP  Enter the following:

      Default for new users: Select a required option.
      SAML Authentication: Select the required settings.
      SAML URL: SAML Login URL from the Identity Provider Metadata tab in miniOrange Joomla SAML IDP Plugin
      SAML Issuer URI: IDP-Entity ID / Issuer from URL from the Identity Provider Metadata tab in miniOrange Joomla SAML IDP Plugin
      SAML Certificate: Certificate from the Identity Provider Metadata tab in miniOrange Joomla SAML IDP Plugin
  • Scroll down to the SAML configuration. You will now see your Audience URL, Recipient URL, and ACS (Assertion Consumer Service) URL.
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  • Copy all the values from SAML Configuration and paste it into Identity Provider tab of the miniOrange joomla SAML IDP Plugin
  • Click on Save Configuration button.
  • Click Test SSO in Workplace by Facebook SP.
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  • You will see a pop-up window confirming that the SAML connection is established correctly.
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  • Click Save in Workplace by Facebook SP:
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Step 2: Configure Joomla as IDP

  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP FOR JOOMLA from Here.

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  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla website :–
    [host]/[sitename]/administrator/index.php

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  • From the navigation menu on top go to Extensions Manage Install.

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  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.

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  • After the installation go to Extensions Manage Manage.

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  • Search for miniorange in the search box and enable the two extensions System and User that are disabled by default.

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  • After enabling the extensions go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Account Setup.

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  • Go to Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

    Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer    Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    Response Signed   Unchecked (PREMIUM PLAN).
    Encrypted Assertion Unchecked (PREMIUM PLAN).
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  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.


  • serivice provider setup tab

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single sign-on(web SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange WordPress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

    You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

Step 2: Configure Joomla 4 beta as IDP

  • Download SAML 2.0 IdP FOR JOOMLA from Here.
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Login to the administrator section of your Joomla 4 beta website :–
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • From the dashboard of Joomla 4 beta site. Click on System to install the plugin
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  • Under System Install Extentions .
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  • Drag and drop your miniorange-joomla-saml-idp.zip file in the area indicated in the image below or browse and select the file to install the plugin.
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Now go to Components miniOrange Joomla IDP Service Provider
  • miniorange joomla sso
  • Under Service Provider tab and fill in the Service Provider Name, SP Entity ID or Issuer, ACS URL and NameID Format. You will get these details from the Service Provider that you are using. Fill in the other fields according to your requirements. Click on Save.

  • Enter the following values:
        
    Service Provider Name  Choose appropriate name according to your choice .
    SP Entity ID or Issuer  Service Provider Entity ID .
    ACS URL                 SP Assertion Consumer Service URL .
    X.509 Certificate (optional)
    [For Signed Request]
    Paste certificate value you copied from the Metadata file .
    NameID Format Select urn:oasis:names:tc:SAML:1.1:nameid-format:emailAddress.
    Assertion Signed Checked.
    Response Signed   Unchecked (PREMIUM PLAN).
    Encrypted Assertion Unchecked (PREMIUM PLAN).
    miniorange joomla sso
  • Click on NameID Attribute tab. Select the NameID Attribute and then click on Save Button.
  • miniorange joomla sso

    Miniorange Joomla SAML Single sign-on(web SSO) supports multiple known SPs like Panopto, Lucid charts, Agylia LMS, Moodle, Inkling SP, Zendesk, Tableau, Owncloud, miniOrange Wordpress SAML SP, Drupal SAML SP, Workplace by Facebook, Salesforce, Zoho, Klipfolio and many more.

    You have successfully completed your miniOrange SAML 2.0 IDP configurations. Still, if you are facing any difficulty please mail us on joomlasupport@xecurify.com .

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