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Authelia plugin for Jellyfin

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A plugin for Jellyfin that allows the use of Authelia as an authentication and authorization backend.


Unlike the SSO plugin, this plugin uses Authelia HTTP API. The benefit of that approach is a native Jellyfin form and API for authentication. This means that any existing Jellyfin client should work with this plugin. The main drawback of this approach is that only username+password authentication is supported (no 2FA).

The plugin will automatically create a new Jellyfin user upon successful authentication. Any valid Authelia user can log in to Jellyfin.


  1. Add as a new Jellyfin plugin repository
  2. Install the Authelia Authentication plugin from the catalog
  3. Configure the plugin by entering the URL of your Authelia server (can be either private or public), and a URL of your Jellyfin installation used in the Authelia configuration.yml rule.


All files in this repository excluding the Authelia logo are licensed under an MIT license.

The Authelia logo in this repository is a modified version of the Authelia title logo with added paddings and a background, rasterized as a PNG, and is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license (see Authelia branding guide).