Single Sign On for Workplace by Facebook as SP and Joomla as IDP

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: Installing the plugin

  • Download the Joomla SAML IDP zip file.
  • Login as administrator in Joomla.
  • Go to ExtensionsManageInstall.
  • Joomla SAML IDP extensions for Facebook SP

    Here you have three options to choose from to install your extension. In most cases, you should go with the first option. The three options are:

    • Upload Package File
    • Install from Directory
    • Install from URL
    • Joomla SAML IDP install for Facebook SP
  • Choose miniOrange Joomla SAML IDP plugin file to install.
  • Install the plugin.
  • In the Joomla admin interface, go to ExtensionsManageManage.
  • Here you can enable and disable Joomla plugins and edit plugin details and options. It is also useful for quickly enabling or disabling multiple plugins at the same time.

    • Search for miniorange in plugins and enable all the extensions of the plugin.
    • Facebook SP and Joomla SAML IDP miniorange plugin

Step 2: 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:
  • Facebook SP for Joomla SSO

    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 module
      SAML Issuer URI: IDP-Entity ID / Issuer from URL from the Identity Provider Metadatatab in miniOrange Joomla SAML IDP module
      SAML Certificate: Certificate from the Identity Provider Metadata tab in miniOrange Joomla SAML IDP module
  • 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 Setup tab of the miniOrange joomla SAML IDP module
  • 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.
  • Facebook SP and joomla idp SSO
  • Click Save in Workplace by Facebook SP:
  • Facebook SP save
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, and many more.

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