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Enterprise Open source

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.

ProviderSupportRole mappingTeam sync
(Enterprise only)
Active sync
(Enterprise only)
Auth Proxyv2.1+-v6.3+-
Azure AD OAuthv6.7+v6.7+v6.7+-
Generic OAuthv4.0+v6.5+--
GitHub OAuthv2.0+-v6.3+-
GitLab OAuthv5.3+-v6.4+-
Google OAuthv2.0+---
Okta OAuthv7.0+v7.0+v7.0+-
SAML (Enterprise only)v6.3+v7.0+v7.0+-