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Lightweight identity and authorization management software

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Canaille is a French word meaning rascal. It is roughly pronounced Can I?, as in Can I access your data? Canaille is a lightweight identity and authorization management software.

It aims to be very light, simple to install and simple to maintain. Its main features are :

  • User profile and groups management;
  • Authentication, registration, email confirmation, "I forgot my password" emails;
  • OpenID Connect identity provider;
  • postgresql, mariadb and OpenLDAP first-class citizenship;
  • Customizable, themable;
  • The code is easy to read and easy to edit!


Canaille login page Canaille profile page Canaille consent page

Try it!


cd demo
# Either run the demo locally
# or run the demo in docker
docker compose up


You have access to:

The canaille server has some default users:

  • A regular user which login and password are user
  • A moderator user which login and password are moderator
  • An admin user which login and password are admin

Online demo data are reset every night at 02:00 CEST.


⚠ Canaille is under heavy development and may not fit a production environment yet. However, contributions are welcome! ⚠

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