Documentation for Crowd 1.0. Documentation for other versions of Crowd is available too.


Crowd is a web-based single sign-on (SSO) tool that simplifies application provisioning and identity management.

Crowd is the perfect solution to:

  • Give your users the convenience of single sign-on
  • Manage any number of users, logins and passwords
  • Centralise user management for applications such as JIRA, Confluence and Bamboo
  • Connect to multiple LDAP servers, such as Microsoft Active Directory
  • Integrate or import legacy user repositories
  • Control access to select applications for every user and group
  • Easily connect Crowd's application framework to new web applications

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You can download the Crowd documentation in PDF, HTML or XML formats.


If you have a question about using Crowd, please feel free to contact us at support. You may also want to see answers from the community.

Other handy links:

Crowd Administration Guide — Table of Contents


1. Getting Started

2. Managing Directories

3. Managing Applications

4. Managing Principals, Groups and Roles

5. System Administration