Authentication and Authorization

GitLab integrates with the following external authentication and authorization providers.

  • LDAP Includes Active Directory, Apple Open Directory, Open LDAP, and 389 Server
  • OmniAuth Sign in via Twitter, GitHub,, Google, Bitbucket, Facebook, Shibboleth, Crowd, Azure, Authentiq ID, and JWT
  • CAS Configure GitLab to sign in using CAS
  • SAML Configure GitLab as a SAML 2.0 Service Provider
  • Okta Configure GitLab to sign in using Okta
  • Authentiq: Enable the Authentiq OmniAuth provider for passwordless authentication
  • Smartcard Smartcard authentication