I'm currently on MediaWiki 1.32.2 and using the LDAP Authentication extension version
REL1_32-e2cab88 - everything works fine.
I have a pretty simple setup - connection to one Active Directory server using ssl, restricting users that are able to login to a certain AD group.
As of 7/3/19 the current stable MediaWiki version is now 1.33.
I tried to upgrade and use the LDAP Authentication extension version
REL1_33-d82149e with the same ldap settings that were working on 1.32 and
REL1_32-e2cab88, but it does not work.
REL1_33-d82149e has some accommodations for the new mediawiki version - the update.php script runs without errors.
But it seems like the extension is completely ignored by mediawiki - users can login using the local user credentials, but the login does not work with login credentials from Active Directory.
The logs are also missing despite using
$wgDebugLogGroups configuration variables.
My guess is that this is caused by the removal of the
$wgAuth variable (as stated in the release notes for mediawiki 1.33).
The newer configuration variables for authentication purposes are now
The problem is that i don't know how to configure these variables or if they are supported by the LDAP Authentication extension at all.
The configuration examples are still using the old variable
Did someone figure out how to configure this extension to work with MediaWiki 1.33 and can help out?