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OAuth2 Proxy

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A reverse proxy and static file server that provides authentication using Providers (Google, GitHub, and others) to validate accounts by email, domain or group.

Note: This repository was forked from bitly/OAuth2_Proxy on 27/11/2018. Versions v3.0.0 and up are from this fork and will have diverged from any changes in the original fork. A list of changes can be seen in the CHANGELOG.

Note: This project was formerly hosted as pusher/oauth2_proxy but has been renamed as of 29/03/2020 to oauth2-proxy/oauth2-proxy. Going forward, all images shall be available at and binaries will be named oauth2-proxy.

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  1. Choose how to deploy:

    a. Download Prebuilt Binary (current release is v7.4.0)

    b. Build with $ go install which will put the binary in $GOROOT/bin

    c. Using the prebuilt docker image (AMD64, PPC64LE, ARMv6, ARMv8 and ARM64 available)

    Prebuilt binaries can be validated by extracting the file and verifying it against the sha256sum.txt checksum file provided for each release starting with version v3.0.0.

    sha256sum -c sha256sum.txt 2>&1 | grep OK
    oauth2-proxy-x.y.z.linux-amd64: OK
  2. Select a Provider and Register an OAuth Application with a Provider

  3. Configure OAuth2 Proxy using config file, command line options, or environment variables

  4. Configure SSL or Deploy behind a SSL endpoint (example provided for Nginx)


If you are running a version older than v6.0.0 we strongly recommend you please update to a current version. See open redirect vulnerability for details.


Read the docs on our Docs site.

OAuth2 Proxy Architecture

Getting Involved

If you would like to reach out to the maintainers, come talk to us in the #oauth2-proxy channel in the Gophers slack.


Please see our Contributing guidelines. For releasing see our release creation guide.