Login into office 365 from Wordpress using WS FED Protocol
miniOrange provides a ready to use solution for Office 365/Sharepoint. This Single Sign On solution ensures that you are ready to roll out secure access to your users to log in into Office 365/Sharepoint using WS FED protocol.

Login into office 365 from Wordpress using WS FED protocol

Office 365 is a suite of applications which consists office applications as well as cloud related services that are available on internet. Office 365 business plans include services like web conferencing and email services for business. Sharepoint is a web-based collaborative platform which is integrated in office 365 suite which works at backend and joins PCs and mobile devices together, allowing communication and thus efforts can be united.

Our Solution

Many a times user accounts are in Wordpress and user needs to login into another application (office 365) with same login credentials of Wordpress. This can be achieved by using Single Sign ON (SSO). Our Single Sign ON solution allows user to login straightway to office 365 through the account in Wordpress. A plugin called as Login with wordpress users needs to be configured in order to accomplish single sign on.

Wordpress acts as a identity provider while Office 365 application is a service provider. WS Fed is a protocol which is used for authentication and authorization. It is a protocol which provides additional features other than SAML in which trust is built on Request Security Token Response (RSTR) which allows protocol processing to least bother about the kind of token which is transmitted. User can SSO through both the applications Wordpress and any other application (like Office 365).

Login flow for office 365





Advantages of Single Sign On solution:

Step by step guide to set up office 365 using WS Fed

Step 1: Install Windows Azure AD Module for Windows Powershell.



Step 2:​ Set an Authentication Source.



Step 3:​ Configure the Plugin.

Step 4:​ Attribute Mapping.




Step 5:

Logout of WordPress. Go to https://login.microsoftonline.com/ and log in to your account. You will be redirected to the WordPress login page. After successful authentication you should be redirected back to Office 365 ​and get logged in.

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If you don't find what you are looking for, please contact us at info@miniorange.com or call us at +1 978 658 9387 to find an answer to your question about Office 365 Single Sign On (SSO).


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