--- a/Allura/development.ini
+++ b/Allura/development.ini
@@ -86,6 +86,7 @@
 auth.ldap.password.rounds = 6000
 auth.ldap.password.salt_len = 16
 
+auth.allow_user_registration = true
 auth.allow_user_to_disable_account = true
 auth.allow_edit_prefs = true
 auth.allow_password_change = true