Nextcloud is a suite of client-server software for creating and using file hosting services. Nextcloud application functionally is similar to Dropbox. Unlike Dropbox, Nextcloud does not offer off-premises file storage hosting. Nextcloud is free and open-source, which means that anyone is allowed to install and operate it on their own private server devices.
Login using WordPress Users (WP as SAML IDP) plugin gives you the ability to use your WordPress credentials to log into NextCloud. Here we will go through a step-by-step guide to configure SSO between, NextCloud as Service Provider and WordPress as an Identity Provider.
Note: Premium Version is required to set up SSO to NextCloud.
To integrate the WordPress site as an Identity Provider, you will need to install the miniOrange Login using WordPress Users ( WP as SAML IDP ) plugin:
|Attribute to map the UID to|
|Identifier of the IDP Entity||Copy and paste the IDP Entity ID.|
|URL Target of the IdP||Copy and paste the SAML Login URL.|
|Certificate||Download the Certificate. Open it in notepad. Copy and paste the content here.|
You have successfully configured NextCloud as Service Provider.
|Service Provider Name||NextCloud|
|SP Entity ID or Issuer||https://<your Nextcloud URL>/index.php/apps/user_saml/saml/metadata|
|ACS URL||https://<your Nextcloud URL>/index.php/apps/user_saml/saml/acs|
|Name||User Meta Data|
In this Guide, you have successfully integrated NextCloud - SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) with plugin- Login using WordPress Users (WP as SAML IDP). Configuring NextCloud as SP and WordPress as IDP. This solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure Single Sign-On (SSO) access with SAML 2.0 Authentication into NextCloud using WordPress login credentials.
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