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Docker Image for OpenID Connect proxy authentication. Useful for putting services behind Keycloak and other OpenID Connect authentication.

This is Image used Nginx for proxying request and OpenResty with the lua-resty-openidc library to handle OpenID Connect authentication.

"Docker OIDC Proxy overview"

Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

How to use this image

This proxy is controlled through environment variables, so there is no need to mess with any configuration files unless you want to of course. The following environment variables is used in this image:

  • OID_SESSION_SECRET: secret value for cookie sessions

  • OID_SESSION_CHECK_SSI: check SSI or not (on or off)

  • OID_SESSION_NAME: cookie session name

  • OID_REDIRECT_PATH: Redirect path after authentication

  • OID_DISCOVERY: OpenID provider well-known discovery URL

  • OID_CLIENT_ID: OpenID Client ID

  • OID_CLIENT_SECRET: OpenID Client Secret

  • OIDC_AUTH_METHOD: OpenID Connect authentication method (client_secret_basic or client_secret_post)

  • OIDC_RENEW_ACCESS_TOKEN_ON_EXPIRY: Enable silent renew of access token (true or false)

  • PROXY_HOST: Host name of the service to proxy

  • PROXY_PORT: Port of the service to proxy

  • PROXY_PROTOCOL: Protocol to the service to proxy (http or https)

  • ADD_HOST_HEADER: pass the proxy host header downstream (true or false)

docker run \
  -e OID_DISCOVERY=https://my-auth-server/auth \
  -e OID_CLIENT_ID=my-client \
  -e OID_CLIENT_SECRET=my-secret \
  -e PROXY_HOST=my-service \
  -e PROXY_PORT=80 \
  -e PROXY_PROTOCOL=http \
  -p 80:80 \


This Docker image is licensed under the MIT License.

Software contained in this image is licensed under the following:

Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported on Docker version 1.12.

Support for older versions (down to 1.0) is provided on a best-effort basis.

User Feedback



If you have any problems with or questions about this image, please contact us through a GitHub issue.


You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; we are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can.

Before you start to code, we recommend discussing your plans through a GitHub issue, especially for more ambitious contributions. This gives other contributors a chance to point you in the right direction, give you feedback on your design, and help you find out if someone else is working on the same thing.

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