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Moodle Security by Darko Miletić

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Appendix A. Authentication Plugins

In this appendix we will present the remaining list of the other authentication modules that are shipped with Moodle and which were not discussed in Chapter 4.

Plugins less common in production servers

These plugins are all disabled by default in a new installation of Moodle and are not so common in everyday usage. We are presenting most of them for informational purposes.

LDAP server

LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) is an application protocol for retrieving and modifying data from the directory service. LDAP server is often used as a source of user information. For this plugin to work, you will need LDAP and OpenSSL plugin for PHP. To make the connection as secure as possible, use LDAPs protocol. That ...

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