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External Authentication [v0.3.1]

Maintainer(s): lancer
Supported by: Community

Authenticate against an LDAP server, Active Directory, a mail server, or some other external source, instead of just your SilverStripe member database.

Features at a glance

  • Support for LDAP authentication, including Active Directory authentication
  • Support for FTP, IMAP, POP3 and HTTP authentication sources
  • Configure multiple authentication sources and let users choose their own settings
  • Automatically give users in your LDAP database certain permissions, for example, CMS acccess
  • Support for audit logging
  • Password locking, even for authentication source that do not support it
  • Debug feature to assist in setup
Module screenshot


  • Latest release

    Version: [v0.3.1]
    Date: 2009-04-26
    Compatible with: SilverStripe 2.3
    Download: auth_external-v0.3.1.tar.gz

    Subversion access: http://svn.silverstripe.com/open/modules/auth_external/tags/0.3.1

  • Latest trunk build

    To get a preview of our next release, download the latest build of unstable trunk here. Please be careful: this is more likely to contain bugs, especially on modules undergoing a lot of development.

    Revision: #107722
    Build Date: 2010-07-10
    Download: auth_external-trunk-r107722.tar.gz

    Unstable Subversion access: http://svn.silverstripe.com/open/modules/auth_external/trunk


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