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This extension is part of the LDAP Stack and requires the LDAPProvider extension to be installed first.

This extension updates user information in the local wiki with the data retrieved from an LDAP resource.

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Release status: stable
Description Used to query user information using LDAP
Author(s) Cindy Cicalese, Mark A. Hershberger, Robert Vogel
Latest version 1.0.0
Compatibility policy Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backward compatible.
MediaWiki 1.31+
Composer mediawiki/ldap-user-info
License GNU General Public License 2.0 or later
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Quarterly downloads 422 (Ranked 15th)
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Domain config settings[edit]

Name Default Description
	"email": "mail",
	"realname": "cn",
	"properties.gender": "gender"

Note that Extension:LDAPProvider itself has the very similar settings realnameattribute and emailattribute, possibly leading to confusion and misconfiguration (see e.g. this topic). The relation between these similar attributes is …… (TODO could somebody please explain?)


$LDAPProviderDomainConfigProvider = function() {
	$config = [
		'company.local' => [
			'connection' => [
				"server" => "ldap.company.local",
				"searchattribute" => "uid",
				"usernameattribute" => "uid",
				"realnameattribute" => "fullname",
				"emailattribute" => "mail",
			'userinfo' => [
				'attributes-map' => [
					'email' => 'mail',
					'realname' => 'fullname'


LDAP Stack Extensions are targeted/qualified for MediaWiki LTS releases only.
However, this table helps to determine which extension-releases to use across all recent versions.

MediaWiki Release Recommended Extension Version Test Status Latest Test Date
1.35 (LTS) LDAPxxx_master Tested March 2020