Configure GitHub for OAuth 2 SSO

This guide is intended for Admins setting up OAuth 2 SSO with GitHub.

When you configure Single Sign-on (SSO) with GitHub, your users will be able to create and sign into their Baserow accounts using GitHub.

If you are looking for information on setting up SSO with other providers:

Single Sign-On feature is a part of the Baserow Enterprise offering. Instance-wide features are only available on the self-hosted Enterprise plan. To learn more about the Baserow enterprise plan, visit our pricing page.

Here’s how to set up OAuth 2 SSO with GitHub to sign in to your Baserow account.

Set up OAuth 2 SSO with GitHub

Sign in or create a GitHub account. Go to Settings → Developer settings → OAuth Apps at

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Create a new application by clicking Register a new application button.

Next, log in to Baserow. Go to the Admin > Authentication > Provider. Retrieve your Callback URL from your Baserow admin settings modal, following the steps in this guide.

In the new OAuth application on GitHub,

  • Fill in the Application name as Baserow.
  • Fill in the Homepage URL. This will be your public Baserow URL.
  • Fill in the Authorization callback URL. This is the Baserow Callback URL you will find in the Baserow Provider Settings where you create or edit the authentication provider.

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Click the Register application button to save your changes.

Once created, you will use the credentials to configure a new GitHub provider in Baserow:

  • Client ID is the Baserow Client ID.
  • Client secret is the Baserow Secret.

To integrate Baserow with GitHub, generate a new secret by clicking on Generate a new client secret button.

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After you’ve accessed this information from the application, copy and paste the information from GitHub into Baserow.

Connect GitHub to your Baserow Account

Head back to Baserow Admin > Authentication > Provider.

Configure GitHub by inputting the Client ID and Secret information into the corresponding fields in your Baserow Admin Dashboard, following the steps in this guide.

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You should be able to log in with GitHub after completing these steps by visiting your Baserow servers login page. Your users will now be taken to a GitHub sign-in flow when they attempt to log into Baserow. After logging in with their GitHub credentials, they will be redirected to the app.

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