SSO Debugging

How to troubleshoot 3rd party SSO from your localhost setup.

  1. Get the 3rd party SSO configuration from GDN_UserAuthenticationProvider.
  2. Insert these information in your GDN_UserAuthenticationProvider table.
  3. Enable the proper SSO plugin.
  4. Edit your /etc/hosts and add the domain name of the 3rd party like so:
    1. Make sure that your web server is configured to handle that domain name. Either have a “default” configuration or add that domain name to the config. (This would be under server_name for nginx)
  5. Go to (It should show your own local forum)

You can now login from your localhost setup which means that you can put breakpoints where needed!

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