Authentication

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Note: You are currently viewing documentation for Moodle 3.6. Up-to-date documentation for the latest stable version of Moodle is likely available here: Authentication.

Authentication is the process of allowing a user to log in to a Moodle site with a username and password.

Authentication plugins

Moodle provides a number of ways of managing authentication, called authentication plugins.

Standard authentication plugins are:

There are also many additional authentication plugins in the Moodle plugins directory.

See also