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Single Sign-On for Laravel
miniOrange Single Sign On Solution for Laravel is a SAML-based cloud SSO solution that provides secure access to Laravel for enterprises and full control over access of Laravel application. Single Sign-on (SSO) into your Laravel Account using a single set of login credentials.

Laravel SSO

Laravel SSO solution from miniOrange is a one of a kind plug-and-play SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) package for Laravel sites. It installs and configures just like a plugin with a UI that allows implementing Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) easily and directly, without making any changes or adjustments to your existing website’s code. Laravel is one of the favoured PHP development frameworks because of its ability to implement complex web applications fast and in a secure way. It has a well-documented API, availability of guides and tutorials, and a very active community. But installing and implementing features through traditional packages can get quite messy since it almost always requires the user to modify or make changes to their code. miniOrange Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) SP package solves this problem very easily without getting into the nitty-gritty of making changes to existing code.


Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Package

Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) package acts as a SAML Service Provider (SP) which can be configured to establish the trust between the plugin and SAML capable Identity Providers(IdP) to securely authenticate the user to the Laravel site. This SAML Single Sign-On (SSO) for Laravel allows users sign in to Laravel webapp with your SAML 2.0 capable Identity Provider. We support all known IdPs - miniOrange, Google Apps, ADFS, Okta, OneLogin, Azure AD, Salesforce, Shibboleth, SimpleSAMLphp, OpenAM, Centrify, Ping, RSA, IBM, Oracle, Bitium, WSO2, NetIQ etc.


miniOrange Identity Management Features

  • Single Sign-On

    miniOrange Single Sign-On (SSO) Solution provides easy and seamless access to all enterprise resources with one set of credentials. miniOrange also provides secure authentication by establishing a trust relationship between the Service Provider and Identity Provider. miniOrange Single Sign-On supports SSO to any type of device or application whether they are in the cloud or on-premise. Learn More

  • Multi-factor Authentication

    Secure your Laravel application from password theft using multi-factor authentication methods with 15+ authentication types provided by miniOrange. Our multi-factor authentication methods prevent unauthorized users from accessing information and resources having passwords alone as an authentication factor. Enabling second-factor authentication for Laravel protects you against password thefts. Learn More

  • IP Blocking

    miniOrange provides IP blocking/IP restriction for Laravel login which adds security to Gmail, Web, and other applications. In this, we provide you option for IP blocking which includes both automatic (based on user behavior) and manual IP blocking which includes blacklisting and whitelisting of IP addresses to provide access restriction, the office only access, intranet access & network restriction. Learn More

  • Adaptive Authentication

    miniOrange Adaptive Authentication aims to provide a better experience to reduce the authentication burden on users while enforcing strong authentication where it is needed the most. For example, when a user attempts to access an application via an unregistered device then they may be prompted to register it. If the user logs in from a geographical location other than their office, they may be asked to answer security questions. Learn More

  • User Provisioning

    miniOrange User Provisioning provides an easy way of creation, management, and maintenance of end-users especially for large enterprises to reduce the risk for unauthorized access of information. User provisioning includes the creation, updating and deletion of user accounts. User provisioning makes life easier for admins because they do not have to manually arrange access for each user. Learn More

miniOrange supports both IdP (Identity Provider) and SP (Service Provider) initiated Single Sign On (SSO)

  • IdP Initiated Single Sign On (SSO)

    In IdP Initiated Login, SAML request is initiated from miniOrange IdP.

    • Enduser first authenticates through miniOrange Idp by login into miniOrange Self Service Console.
    • The Enduser will be redirected to their Laravel account by clicking the Laravel icon on the Enduser Dashboard - there is no need to log in again.
  • SP Initiated Single Sign On (SSO)

    In SP Initiated Login, SAML request is initiated by Laravel.

    • An Enduser tries to access their Account by going to Laravel domain.
    • Here they can enter the miniOrange login credentials and login to their Laravel Account.

We can connect with any External IDP/Directory

miniOrange provides user authentication from external directories like ADFS, Microsoft Active Directory, Azure AD, OpenLDAP, Google, AWS Cognito etc. It also provides user authentication with other IDPs like Shibboleth, PING, Okta, OneLogin, KeyCloak and many more.

Can't find your IDP ? Contact us on idpsupport@xecurify.com. We'll help you set it up in no time.


Follow the Step-by-Step Guide given below for Laravel Single Sign-on (SSO)

Step 1: Configure Laravel in miniOrange

  • Login into miniOrange Admin Console.
  • Go to Apps >> Manage Apps.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (sso)click on  manage apps

  • Click on Add Applicaton button.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (sso)add app

  • In Choose Application Type click on Create App button in SAML/WS-FED application type.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) choose SAML as app type

  • Scroll down and select your Application (Laravel).
    If you can't find your application you can select Custom App
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (sso) select custom app

  • Now you will be directed to the “Add/Application” Panel.
  • Enter the SP Entity ID or Issuer.
  • Enter the ACS URL.
  • Enter the Single Logout URL.
  • Leave the Attributes section empty.
  • Go to the Add Policy and select DEFAULT from the Group Name dropdown.
  • Now enter the name for your app authentication policy in the Policy Name field.
  • Select PASSWORD from the First Factor Type dropdown.
  • Click on Save to add Laravel.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (sso) Add SAML Application

  • Click on Metadata link to download the metadata which will be required later. Click on Link to see the IDP initiated SSO link for Laravel.
  • Laravel Single Sign On (sso) metadata link

  • Keep SAML Login URL , SAML Logout URL and click on the Download Certificate button which you will require in Step 4.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (sso) configuration steps

Step 2: Choose Your User Directory

2.1: Setup AD as User Directory

  1. Login to miniOrange dashboard from the Admin Console.
  2. From the left side menu, click on User Stores >> Add User Store.
  3. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) configure user store

  4. Select User Store type as AD/LDAP.
  5. LaravelSingle Sign-On (SSO)Select AD/LDAP as user store

    1. STORE LDAP CONFIGURATION IN MINIORANGE: Choose this option if you want to keep your configuration in miniOrange. If active directory is behind a firewall, you will need to open the firewall to allow incoming requests to your AD.
    2. STORE LDAP CONFIGURATION ON PREMISE: Choose this option if you want to keep your configuration in your premise and only allow access to AD inside premises. You will have to download and install miniOrange gateway in your premise.
    3. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) select ad/ldap user store type

  6. Enter LDAP Display Name and LDAP Identifier name.
  7. Select Directory Type as Active Directory.
  8. Enter the LDAP Server URL or IP Address against LDAP Server URL field.
  9. Click on Test Connection button to verify if you have made a successful connection with your LDAP server.
  10. Laravel  Single Sign-On (SSO)configure LDAP server URL Connection

  11. In Active Directory, go to the properties of user containers/OU's and search for Distinguished Name attribute.
  12. Laravel  Single Sign-On (SS0)configure user bind account domain name

  13. Enter the valid Bind account Password.
  14. Click on Test Bind Account Credentials button to verify your LDAP Bind credentials for LDAP connection.
  15. Laravel  Single Sign-On (SS0)check bind account credentials

  16. Search Base is the location in the directory where the search for a user begins. You will get this from the same place you got your Distinguished name.
  17. Laravel  Single Sign-On (SSO) configure user search base

  18. Select a suitable Search filter from the drop down menu. To use custom Search Filter select "Custom Search Filter" option and customize it accordingly.
  19. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO)select user search filter

  20. You can also configure following options while setting up AD. Enable Activate LDAP in order to authenticate users from AD/LDAP. Click on the Save button to add user store.
  21. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Activate ldap options

    Here's the list of the attributes and what it does when we enable it. You can enable/disable accordingly.

    Attribute Description
    Activate LDAP All user authentications will be done with LDAP credentials if you Activate it
    Sync users in miniOrange Users will be created in miniOrange after authentication with LDAP
    Backup Authentication If LDAP credentials fail then user will be authenticated through miniOrange
    Allow users to change password This allows your users to change their password. It updates the new credentials in your LDAP server
    Enable administrator login On enabling this, your miniOrange Administrator login authenticates using your LDAP server
    Show IdP to users If you enable this option, this IdP will be visible to users
    Send Configured Attributes If you enable this option, then only the attributes configured below will be sent in attributes at the time of login

  22. Click on Save. After this, it will show you the list of User stores. Click on Test Configuration to check whether you have enter valid details. For that, it will ask for username and password.
  23. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO)test AD/Ldap connection

  24. On Successful connection with LDAP Server, a success message is shown.
  25. Click on Test Attribute Mapping.
  26. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) LDAP successful connection

  27. Enter a valid Username. Then, click on Test. Mapped Attributes corresponding to the user are fetched.
  28. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO)Fetch mapped attributes for user

  29. After successful Attribute Mapping Configuration, go back to the ldap configuration and enable Activate LDAP in order to authenticate users from AD/LDAP.
  30. Refer our guide to setup LDAPS on windows server.


2.2: Setup miniOrange as a User Store

  1. Log in to miniOrange Admin Console.
  2. There are 3 ways to setup miniOrange as an Identity Source

    2.2.1 Create User in miniOrange

    • Click on Users >> Add User.
    • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO)add user in miniOrange

    • Here, fill the user details without the password and then click on the Create User button.
    • LaravelSingle Sign-On (SSO) add user details

    • After successful user creation a notification message "An end user is added successfully" will be displayed at the top of the dashboard.
    • LaravelSingle Sign-On (SSO) add user details

    • Click on On Boarding Status tab. Check the email, with the registered e-mail id and select action Send Activation Mail with Password Reset Link from Select Action dropdown list and then click on Apply button.
    • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) email action

    • Now, Open your email id. Open the mail you get from miniOrange and then click on the link to set your account password.
    • On the next screen, enter the password and confirm password and then click on the Single Sign-On (SSO) reset password button.
    • Laravel reset user password
    • Now, you can log in into miniOrange account by entering your credentials.

    2.2.2 Bulk Upload Users in miniOrange via Uploading CSV File.

    • Navigate to Users >> User List. Click on Add User button.
    • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO)add user via bulk upload

    • In Bulk User Registration Download sample csv format from our console and edit this csv file according to the instructions.
    • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) download sample csv file

    • To bulk upload users, choose the file make sure it is in comma separated .csv file format then click on Upload.
    • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) bulk upload user

    • After uploading the csv file successfully, you will see a success message with a link.
    • Click on that link you will see list of users to send activation mail. Select users to send activation mail and click on Send Activation Mail. An activation mail will be sent to the selected users.

    2.2.3 Self User Registration

    • miniOrange self user registration allows end users to register themselves using customized registration form. miniOrange admin users can customize the registration form by adding more custom fields according to their choice. Follow the miniOrange guide to customize user self registration page.

Step 3: Setup SSO in Laravel Admin Account

3.1: Installing the package using Composer

  • Open a Command Prompt window and change the working directory to your Laravel app’s main directory.
  • Enter the command composer require miniorange/saml-laravel-free.

  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) enter commond

  • Note: If you are using Laravel 5.4 or below, you will need to add the following value to the 'providers' array in your app.php file which can be found in the project\config folder :provider\ssoServiceProvider::class

  • You can check your current Laravel version by using the command php artisan --version.

  • Laravel Single Sign-On SSO add following value

  • After successful installation of package, go to your Laravel app in the browser and enter https://<your-host>/mo_admin in the address bar.
  • The package will start setting up your database for you and then redirect you to the admin registration page.
  • Login with credentials you registered with.
  • Select Plugin Settings from the navigation pane on the left.

  • Laravel Single Sign-On SSO plugin settings


3.2: Configuring the plugin

  • You can configure the SP Base URL or leave this option as it is.
  • You need to provide these SP Entity ID and ACS URL values while configuring your Identity Provider.

  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Service Provider Settings

  • Use your Identity Provider details to configure the plugin.

  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Identity Provider Settings

  • Click on the Save button to save your settings.

3.3: Test Configuration

  • You can test if the plugin is configured properly or not by clicking on the Test Configuration button.

  • Laravel Single Sign-On SSO Test Configuration

  • You should see a Test Successful screen as shown below along with the user's attribute values.

  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Test Result

3.4:SSO Options

  • You can configure the Relay State URL in the Service Provider Settings if you want to redirect users to a custom URL after the SSO.
  • Your users can initiate the Single Sign On flow by clicking on the Single Sign On button generated on your login page. If you do not have this page yet, run php artisan make:auth & php artisan migrate to generate the authentication module.


  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Single Sign-On button


Step 4: Login to your Laravel account with miniOrange IdP by either of the two steps:

    Using SP Initiated Login

    1. Go to your Laravel URL, here you will be either asked to enter the username or click on the SSO link which will redirect you to miniOrange IdP Sign On Page.
    2. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) login

    3. Enter your miniOrange login credential and click on Login. You will be automatically logged in to your Laravel account.

    Using IDP Initiated Login

    1. Login to miniOrange IdP using admin credentials and select the User Dashboard from the right side menu.
    2. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) user dashboard

    3. Click on Laravel application which you added, to verify your SSO configuration.
    4. Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) verify configuration

Step 5: Adaptive Authentication with Laravel

5.1: Restricting access to Laravel with IP Blocking

    You can use adaptive authentication with Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) to improve the security and functionality of Single Sign-On. You can allow a IP Address in certain range for SSO or you can deny it based your requirements and you can also challenge the user to verify his authenticity. Adaptive authentication manages the user authentication bases on different factors such as Device ID, Location, Time of Access, IP Address and many more.

    You can configure Adaptive Authentication with IP Blocking in following way:
  • Login to Self Service Console >> Adaptive Authentication.
  • Add a Policy Name for your Adaptive Authentication Policy.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Restrict Access adaptive authnetication policy

  • Select your Action for behaviour Change and Challenge Type for user from the Action for behaviour Change Section.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Restrict Access adaptive authentication behaviour change


    Action for behaviour Change Options :


    Attribute Description
    Allow Allow user to authenticate and use services if Adaptive authentication condition is true.
    Challenge Challenege users with one of the three methods mentioned below for verifying user authenticity.
    Deny Deny user authentications and access to services if Adaptive authentication condition is true.

    Challenge Type Options :

    Attribute Description
    User second Factor The User needs to authenticate using the second factor he has opted or assigned for such as
  • OTP over SMS
  • PUSH Notofication
  • OTP over Email
  • And 12 more methods.
  • KBA (Knowledge-based authentication) The System will ask user for 2 of 3 questions he has configured in his Self Service Console. Only after right answer to both questions user is allowed to proceed further.
    OTP over Alternate Email User will recieve a OTP on the alternate email he has configured threw Self Service Conolse. Once user provides the correct OTP he is allowed to proceed further.

  • Now Enable Enable IP Restriction option from the IP RESTRICTION CONFIGURATION section to configure custom IP range.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Restrict Access adaptive authentication ip blocking

  • Select the Action you want to perform if the IP address is out of the range. i.e Allow, Challenge & Deny.
  • Specify the IP Address range for which you want above setting to reflect. You can add more than one IP Address ranges by clicking on following button +.
  • Scroll to the end and click on save.


5.2: Adaptive Authentication with Limiting number of devices.

    Using Adaptive Authentication you can also restrict the number of devices the end user can access the Services on. You can allow end users to access services on a fixed no. of devices. The end users wii be able to access services provided by us on this fixed no. of devices.

    You can cofigure Adaptive Authentication with Device Restriction in follwing way

  • Login to Self Service Console >> Adaptive Authentication.
  • Add a Policy Name for your Adaptive Authentication Policy.
  • Select your Action for behaviour Change and Challenge Type for user from the Action for behaviour Change Section.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Restrict Access adaptive authentication behaviour and challenge type


  • Scroll down to Device Configuration section and enable Allow User to Register Device option to allow users to register their devices.
  • Enter the Number of Devices which are allowed to register in field next to Number of Device Registrations Allowed
  • Choose Action if number of devices exceeded (This will override your setting for Action for Behaviour Change.)
    1. Challenge: The user needs to verify himself using any of the three methods mentioned in table in step 5.1
    2. Deny : Deny users access to the system
  • Enable option Send email alerts to Users if number of Device registrations exceeded allowed count if you want to alert the user about no of devices exceeding the limit. Save the configuration.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Restrict Access adaptive authentication enable device restriction


5.3: Add Adaptive Authentication policy to Laravel.

  • Login to Self Service Console >> Policies.
  • Click on Edit option for predefined SAML app policy.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (sso) edit device restriction policy

  • Set your application name in the Application and select password as Login Method.
  • Enable Adaptive Authentication on Policy page and select the required restriction method as an option.
  • From Select Login Policy dropdown select the policy we created in last step and click on save.
  • Laravel Single Sign-On (SSO) Restrict Access save device restriction policy

    How to add a trusted Device
    1. When End-user log in to the self service console after the policy for device restriction is on, he is provided the option to add the current device as a trusted device.

More Secure authentication with Two-Factor Authentication

The most practical way to strengthen authentication is to require a second factor after the username/password stage. Since a password is something that a user knows, ensuring that the user also has something or using biometrics thwarts attackers that steal or gain access to passwords.

Traditional two-factor authentication solutions use hardware tokens (or "fobs") that users carry on their keychains. These tokens generate one-time passwords for the second stage of the login process. However, hardware tokens can cost up to $40 each. It takes time and effort to distribute them, tracks who has which one, and replace them when they break. They're easy to lose, hard to use, and users consistently report high levels of frustration with token-based systems.


Your choice of the second factor

miniOrange authentication service has 15+ authentication methods.

You can choose from any of the above authentication methods to augment your password based authentication. miniOrange authentication service works with all phone types, from landlines to smart-phone platforms. In the simplest case, users just answer a phone call and press a button to authenticate. miniOrange authentication service works internationally and has customers authenticating from many countries around the world.


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