Authentication Options#

RhodeCode Enterprise provides a built in authentication against its own database. This is implemented using RhodeCode Internal plugin. This plugin is enabled by default. Additionally, RhodeCode Enterprise provides a Pluggable Authentication System. This gives the administrator greater control over how users authenticate with the system.


You can disable the built in RhodeCode Enterprise authentication plugin RhodeCode Internal and force all authentication to go through your authentication plugin of choice e.g LDAP only. However, if you do this, and your external authentication tools fails, accessing RhodeCode Enterprise will be blocked unless a fallback plugin is enabled via :file: rhodecode.ini

RhodeCode Enterprise comes with the following user authentication management plugins: