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Jellyfin LDAP-Auth Plugin

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LDAP authentication for Jellyfin Media Server. JelLDAP, if you will.

Authenticate your Jellyfin users against an LDAP database, and optionally create users who do not yet exist automatically.

Allows the administrator to customize most aspects of the LDAP authentication process, including customizable search attributes, username attribute, and a search filter for administrative users (set on user creation). The user, via the "Manual Login" process, can enter any valid attribute value, which will be mapped back to the specified username attribute automatically as well.


See the official documentation for install instructions.


  1. To build this plugin you will need .Net 5.x.

  2. Build plugin with following command

dotnet publish --configuration Release --output bin
  1. Place the dll-file in the plugins/ldapauth folder (you might need to create the folders) of your JF install


To release the plugin we recommend JPRM that will build and package the plugin. For additional context and for how to add the packaged plugin zip to a plugin manifest see the JPRM documentation for more info.


We welcome all contributions and pull requests! If you have a larger feature in mind please open an issue so we can discuss the implementation before you start. In general refer to our contributing guidelines for further information.


This plugins code and packages are distributed under the MIT License. See LICENSE for more information.