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What is DokuWiki



DokuWiki is a wiki application licensed under GPLv2 and written in the PHP programming language. It works on plain text files and thus does not need a database. Its syntax is similar to the one used by MediaWiki. It is often recommended as a more lightweight, easier to customize alternative to MediaWiki.


The following placeholders will be used:

  • is the FQDN of the DokiWiki install.
  • is the FQDN of the authentik install.

Service Configuration

In DokuWiki, navigate to the Extension Manager section in the Administration interface and install

Navigate to Configuration Settings section in the Administration interface and change Oauth and Oauthgeneric options:

For Oauth:

  • Check the plugin»oauth»register-on-auth option

For Oauthgeneric:

In the Configuration Settings section in the Administration interface navigate to Authentication and activate oauth in Authentication backend.

authentik Configuration


In authentik, under Providers, create an OAuth2/OpenID Provider with these settings:

  • Redirect URI: The Callback URL / Redirect URI from plugin»oauth»info, usually
  • Signing Key: Select any available key

Note the client ID and client secret, then save the provider. If you need to retrieve these values, you can do so by editing the provider.


In authentik, create an application which uses this provider. Optionally apply access restrictions to the application using policy bindings. Set the Launch URL to the Callback URL / Redirect URI (