XWiki Standard embeds several authentication mechanisms by default:

  • Form authentication
  • Basic authentication

In addition XWiki allows you to create your own authentication extension in order to integrate with any custom mechanism you might be using already (SSO, etc).

Additional authenticators are available as extensions on extensions.xwiki.org:

Note that several extensions are not yet categorized in the authenticator category on extensions.xwiki.org and this is why they don't appear in the list above. For the moment, here's  list of all extensions having "Authenticator" in the name:

For more details on how to configure authentication check the Authentication page of the Administration Guide.


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