Today, the connection to a central authentication server is the standard for a corporate wiki. In the following introduction, we explain the most important backgrounds, processes and concepts.
Beyond a certain size companies manage users and user groups centrally in one common directory. Of course, MediaWiki can also be connected to such a central directory with the help of LDAP, which greatly simplifies the life of administrators. In this and in the following articles we would like to explain the basics and the current developments. We will start with a few basic questions.