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miniOrange Modules vs Server for Shibboleth (SAML) IDP

"miniOrange provides a ready to use solution for Identity and Access Management using miniOrange modules/server for Shibboleth SAML IDP."

About Shibboleth

Shibboleth is a standards based, open source software for web single sign-on across or within organizational boundaries. It allows sites to make informed authorization decisions for individual access of protected online resources in a privacy-preserving manner.


Shibboleth supports SSO via many federation identity authentication protocols but it does not support some of the protocols like Open ID Connect, OAuth 2.0, WS-FED etc. The lack of admin interface makes it hard to configure and deploy SSO for anyone who doesn’t have technical knowledge about shibboleth. Every day a new cloud app is emerging for different user need. These days companies need to single sign-on into a variety of apps for their organizational needs. For this we need to support protocols like OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, WS-FED, etc for federated authentication and authorization.

When should I choose miniOrange modules and not the complete miniOrange Server for my usercase?

Shibboleth provides a way to integrate different custom modules to improve user experience and functionality on top of the basic features. These modules install directly on top of existing Shibboleth setup to extend functionality. miniOrange modules for Shibboleth have added functionalities which provides a complete package for identity and access management along with customized requirements such as two factor authentication, social login and so on. If you are looking for any specific feature like oauth2/oidc support for shibboleth or multifactor support for Shibboleth. You can pick any of our module and install it within shibboleth server.

When should I choose miniOrange Server with Shibboleth SAML IDP for my usecase?

There are usecases when multiple features are needed like sso into apps of different types one supporting oauth another wsfed, user group management and user provisioning, multifactor authentication, IP restriction on top of single sign-on. In such cases, complete miniOrange identity server can be installed.

We offer Security Solutions of Single Sign-On, Two Factor Authentication, Fraud Prevention and much more.
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