User Authentication Overview

Grafana provides many ways to authenticate users. Some authentication integrations also enable syncing user permissions and org memberships.

Here is a table showing all supported authentication providers and the features available for them. Team sync and active sync are only available in Grafana Enterprise.

See also, Grafana Authentication.

Provider Support Role mapping Team sync
(Enterprise only)
Active sync
(Enterprise only)
Auth Proxy v2.1+ - v6.3+ -
Azure AD OAuth v6.7+ v6.7+ v6.7+ -
Generic OAuth v4.0+ v6.5+ - -
GitHub OAuth v2.0+ - v6.3+ -
GitLab OAuth v5.3+ - v6.4+ -
Google OAuth v2.0+ - - -
LDAP v2.1+ v2.1+ v5.3+ v6.3+
Okta OAuth v7.0+ v7.0+ v7.0+ -
SAML (Enterprise only) v6.3+ v7.0+ v7.0+ -