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What is Immich

Immich is a self-hosted backup solution for photos and videos on mobile devices.



The following placeholders will be used:

  • is the URL used to access the Immich instance.
  • is the FQDN of the authentik install.

authentik configuration

  1. Create a new OAuth2/OpenID Provider under Applications > Providers using the following settings:
    • Name: Immich
    • Authentication flow: default-authentication-flow
    • Authorization flow: default-provider-authorization-explicit-consent
    • Client type: Confidential
    • Client ID: Either create your own Client ID or use the auto-populated ID
    • Client Secret: Either create your own Client Secret or use the auto-populated secret

      Take note of the Client ID and Client Secret as they are required when configuring Immich.

    • Redirect URIs/Origins (RegEx):

      Please note that the following URIs are just examples. Be sure to include all of the domains / URLs that you will use to access Immich.

    • Signing Key: authentik Self-signed Certificate
    • Leave everything else as default
  2. Open the new provider you've just created.
  3. Make a note of the OpenID Configuration Issuer.

Immich configuration

Immich documentation can be found here:

  1. In Immich, navigate to Administration > Settings > OAuth Authentication
  2. Configure Immich as follows:
    • Issuer URL: Populate this field with the OpenID Configuration Issuer
    • Client ID: Enter your Client ID from authentik
    • Client Secret: Enter your Client Secret from authentik
    • Scope: openid email profile