I have recently taken the opportunity to explore Wiki.js as a replacement for a MediaWiki system.
You can add authentication strategies from sources such as Auth0, Azure AD, Facebook, GitHub, Google, LDAP / Active Directory, OAuth2, Slack, and a number more. The current network has a Domain Controller with an Active Directory, so I wanted to integrate that.
The first thing that came to light was that Active Directory (AD) will talk in LDAP on port 389 and LDAPS (secure) on port 636 natively. Sounds great! However, not being an LDAP or Active Directory expert and a lack of documentation from Wiki.js, this became a challenge of “try and sees”.Continue reading