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Active Directory

Seq supports integration with Active Directory, simplifying user account and credential management.

To enable Active Directory authentication, either enter the domain to use for authentication when setting up the first administrative user.

If you wish to enable Active Directory authentication on an existing instance, this setting can be found in Settings > System.

Managing Active Directory Users

With Active Directory authentication enabled, user accounts by default will still need to be added by a Seq administrator.

If you wish, you may permit all domain users to access Seq automatically by checking the Automatically provision user-level access option in Settings > System:



If you find Seq is unable to authenticate users, you may consider:

  • The Seq server machine must trust the domain in question
  • Users need to provide a domain-qualified username (DOMAIN\user) when logging in

Detailed error information can be found in the Seq log files.