What is Authelia?
It is an open-source authentication and authorization server providing 2-factor authentication and single sign-on (SSO) for your applications via a web portal. It acts as a companion of reverse proxies like nginx, Traefik or HAProxy to let them know whether queries should pass through. Unauthenticated users are redirected to Authelia Sign-in portal instead.
Authelia is a tool in the User Management and Authentication category of a tech stack.
Authelia is an open source tool with 15.2K GitHub stars and 851 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Authelia's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Authelia?
7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Authelia.
Docker, NGINX, Kubernetes, HAProxy, and Traefik are some of the popular tools that integrate with Authelia. Here's a list of all 5 tools that integrate with Authelia.
- Several second factor methods
- Password reset with identity verification using email confirmation
- Single-factor only authentication method available
- Access restriction after too many authentication attempts
- Fine-grained access control per subdomain, user, resource and network
- Support of basic authentication for endpoints protected by single factor
- Beta support for OpenID Connect
- Highly available using a remote database and Redis as a highly available KV store
- Compatible with Kubernetes ingress-nginx controller out of the box
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