The audit logs in Okta Advanced Server Access (ASA) can be viewed in the ASA administrative interface or extracted via the ASA Audit V2 API (and this is what the integrations with SIEM tools do). But what about the situation where you just need to extract all the logs and process them somewhere? You could … Continue reading Extracting Okta ASA Audit Log with Okta Workflows
Okta recently released the AD-Joined feature for Okta Advanced Server Access. This feature extends ASA secured RDP access to Windows servers in an AD domain, leveraging user credentials also stored in Active Directory. The feature supports both traditional password-based access and passwordless access using AD certificates, with the flexibility of having a mix of both … Continue reading Managing Multiple AD Users in the AD-Joined Feature of ASA
Using a shared user directory for user authentication across server farms has been a common pattern since the 1990's. Microsoft adopted it with Active Directory, but we've had NIS deployments for many years. Can Okta Advanced Server Access (ASA) work where user authentication is delegated to a central shared directory? Yes. This article looks at … Continue reading Can ASA Work With a Shared User Directory and Linux Servers?
This article explores how standard Okta self-service access requests and Okta Workflows can be used to implement Just-In-Time access to Okta Advanced Server Access. It assumes some understanding of Okta, Okta Workflows and Okta Advanced Server Access objects and capabilities. Article contents: Just-In-Time Access with Okta Advanced Server AccessRequest ASA Preauthorization With Okta and WorkflowsOverviewPreauthorization … Continue reading ASA PreAuthorization with Okta Workflows
This post looks at the tools to use when troubleshooting issues with Okta Advanced Server Access (ASA). It's not a "if you see this error, go do this" article - Google is great for that! This will look at where to go look for diagnostic info to help troubleshoot issues. Article contents: Revisiting the Okta … Continue reading Troubleshooting Okta Advanced Server Access (ASA)