OpenFGA is a high performance and flexible authorization/permission system built for developers and inspired by Google Zanzibar

OpenFGA was accepted to CNCF on September 14, 2022 and is at the Sandbox project maturity level.

Latest tweets from OpenFGA

Thanks @InfoWorld for including our @OpenFGA project in the "The best open source software of 2022" list! The 2022 Bossie Awards celebrate the most important & innovative application development, DevOps, data analytics & machine learning tools of the year.

We just released #OpenFGA v0.2.4. It includes some bug fixes and important security fixes for 3 CVEs. If you are using OpenFGA, please make sure to update to this release as soon as you can.

More details here:

We've released the first version of the Python SDK for #OpenFGA!

You can find the code at and download it from PyPi. has been updated to reference the Python SDK where appropriate.

Try it out and let us know your feedback!