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Moodle provides a number of ways of [[Managing authentication|managing authentication]], called ''authentication plugins''.  
 
Moodle provides a number of ways of [[Managing authentication|managing authentication]], called ''authentication plugins''.  
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Standard authentication plugins are:
  
 
*[[Manual accounts]] - accounts created manually by an administrator
 
*[[Manual accounts]] - accounts created manually by an administrator
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*[[Shibboleth]] - account details are located on an external Shibboleth server
 
*[[Shibboleth]] - account details are located on an external Shibboleth server
 
* Web services authentication
 
* Web services authentication
*[[Uniquelogin authentication]] to limit users to one simultaeous session
 
  
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There are also many [https://moodle.org/plugins/?q=type:auth additional authentication plugins in the Moodle plugins directory].
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
  

Revision as of 07:58, 12 June 2018

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