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Zoho SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration with Drupal as IdP

Zoho SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) Integration with Drupal as IdP

This setup guide helps you to integrate a Single Sign-On (SSO) between your Drupal site and Zoho. miniOrange Drupal SAML Identity Provider (IdP) module allows your Drupal site to act as a SAML 2.0 Identity Provider. After successful configurations, users should be able to log in to the Zoho using Drupal credentials.

Installation Steps 

  • Download the module:
    composer require 'drupal/miniorange_saml_idp'
  • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and search for miniOrange SAML Identity Provider using the search box.
  • Enable the module by checking the checkbox and click on install button.
  • Configure the module at
  • Install the module:
    drush en miniorange_saml_idp
  • Clear the cache:
     drush cr
  • Configure the module at
  • Navigate to Extend menu on your Drupal admin console and click on Install new module button.
  • Install the Drupal SAML IDP 2.0 Single Sign On (SSO) - SAML Identity Provider module either by downloading the zip or from the URL of the package (tar/zip).
  • Click on Enable newly added modules.
  • Enable this module by checking the checkbox and click on install button.
  • Configure the module at

Obtain SAML IDP Metadata from Drupal:

  • Go to Configuration → People → miniOrange SAML IDP Configuration in the Administration menu of the Drupal site.(/admin/config/people/miniorange_saml_idp/idp_setup)
  • Configuration-Drupal-Click-on-miniOrange-SAML-IDP-Configuration
  • Navigate to the IDP Metadata tab copy the SAML Login URL, and download X.509 Certificate. (This is required in configuring the Zoho as a SAML SP)
  • Drupal-SAML-IdP-Zoho-Copy-SAML-Login-URL-and-Certificate

Set up SAML SSO Application in Zoho:

  • Login in at as an administrator.
  • From the left menu navigate to Organization. (Click on View more if you can't find Organization). Select Setup Now under SAML Authentication.
  • Drupal-SAML-IdP-Zoho-Navigate-SAML-Authentication-Click-Setup-Now-Button
  • Enter the following information in the corresponding fields. Keep other settings intact and click on the Submit button.
    Zoho Field Identity Provider Field
    Sign-in URL SAML Login URL from Drupal
    X.509 Certificate X.509 Certificate from Drupal
    Name Identifier Email Address
  • Drupal-SAML-IdP-Zoho-Click-Submit-Button
  • Select Download and Click on Metadata to download the metadata file. (This will require further configuring Drupal as IdP)
  • Freshdesk-Drupal-IdP-Select-SSO-Login-Enable-SSO-Login-SAML

Configuring Drupal as SAML Identity Provider (IdP):

  • Go to the Drupal site. Navigate to the Service Provider Setup tab of the miniOrange SAML IDP module.
  • Click on the Upload SP Metadata.
  • Drupal-SAML-IDP-Select-Upload-Metadata
  • Upload the metadata file downloaded from the Zoho.
  • Drupal-SAML-IDP-Upload-Metadata
  • Now click on the Test link to verify your configuration. If your configurations are correct then you will get the homepage of the Zoho site in the test configuration window.
  • Drupal-SAML-IDP-Select-Test-Configure

You have successfully configured the SAML SSO between Zoho as SAML SP and Drupal as SAML IDP.

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