This extension requires the PluggableAuth extension to be installed first.
MediaWiki extensions manual
Release status: stable
Implementation User identity , User rights
Description Extends the PluggableAuth extension to provide authentication using an Cas server
Author(s) mathieu.hetru_AT_univ-lille.fr
Latest version 1.0.0 (2023-08-07)
Compatibility policy Snapshots releases along with MediaWiki. Master is not backward compatible.
MediaWiki 1.35+
PHP 7.3+
Database changes Yes
License GNU General Public License 2.0
  • $wgCas_Server
  • $wgCas_Port
  • $wgCas_Path
  • $wgCas_ServiceUrl
  • $wgCas_CACert
  • $wgCas_CA
  • $wgCas_LogoutRequest
  • $wgCas_DisplayName
  • $wgCas_Email
  • $wgCas_GroupMap
Translate the Cas extension

The Cas extension provide authentication using an Cas server. It provides a layer on top of the PluggableAuth extension to enable authentication via Cas protocol.

Compatibility edit

Compatibility Matrix
Cas PluggableAuth MediaWiki
1.0+ 7.0+
MediaWiki version:

Configuration edit

See https://github.com/l3-team/mediawiki-extensions-cas/blob/master/README.md

Connection button edit

Follow the steps below to enable the button of connection cas.

  1. Set the following in your LocalSettings.php:
$wgPluggableAuth_ButtonLabel = 'Se connecter avec CAS';
$wgPluggableAuth_Config['Se connecter avec CAS'] = [
    'plugin' => 'Cas',
    'data' => []
$wgPluggableAuth_EnableAutoLogin = false;
$wgPluggableAuth_EnableLocalLogin = true;
$wgPluggableAuth_EnableLocalProperties = false;

Installation edit

This extension requires the PluggableAuth extension.
  • Download and place the file(s) in a directory called Cas in your extensions/ folder.
  • Only when installing from Git, run Composer to install PHP dependencies, by issuing composer install --no-dev in the extension directory. (See task T173141 for potential complications.)
  • Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php file:
    $wgGroupPermissions['*']['autocreateaccount'] = true;
    wfLoadExtension( 'PluggableAuth' );
    wfLoadExtension( 'Cas' );
  • Configure as required.
  •   Done – Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.