Okta Device Access – Desktop Password Sync for macOS

This is an Early Access feature. To learn how to enable it, see Manage Early Access and Beta features. Introduction With macOS Ventura, Apple introduced Platform SSO, which enables developers to create a single sign-on (SSO) extension that interacts directly with the macOS login window. This extension enables users to link their local macOS account … Continue reading Okta Device Access – Desktop Password Sync for macOS

Okta enrolled factor verification tool for Helpdesk to reset password/factors using Okta workflows and Slack modal

Prerequisite: Okta Workforce Identity Cloud tenant. Okta Workflows Console Access Okta Admin Access to Okta Admin Dashboard Slack workspace and Admin access Problem statement: Okta enables selfservice to reset your password. This requires some high assurance factor for verification. Also some times they need to reset factors which does not have a way to do … Continue reading Okta enrolled factor verification tool for Helpdesk to reset password/factors using Okta workflows and Slack modal

OIG Assets in the Okta Community

Those following this blog will know we post a lot of technical assets on the Okta products from a technical specialist perspective, such as the how-to's that aren't obvious from product documentation or cross-product solutions to address specific use cases. But did you know there are some community assets published by Okta in addition to … Continue reading OIG Assets in the Okta Community

OIG Access Requests – Can I Attach a File?

A common requirement for access requests is adding a file to support the request. It may not be obvious, but Okta Identity Governance has the means to attach a file to a request. Let's explore this and show an example. How to Attach a File in the Access Requests Portal A file can be attached … Continue reading OIG Access Requests – Can I Attach a File?

OIG Access Requests – Posting Questions Based on Earlier Selections

My colleague, Rajesh Kumar, showed me something today that fell into the "wow, I didn't even think of using the product this way" category. It involves using logic in Access Request flows (Request Types) in Okta Identity Governance to prompt for additional information based on earlier selections. Let's look at how the user experiences it, … Continue reading OIG Access Requests – Posting Questions Based on Earlier Selections

OIG Access Requests and Workflows – Checking SoD In An Access Request

This article looks at a new approach you could use to perform Separation of Duties (SoD) checking from Okta Access Requests using Okta Workflows. It shows two approaches you could take to get SoD analysis into the request a soon as it's raised so that the reviewer has the information at hand before approving the … Continue reading OIG Access Requests and Workflows – Checking SoD In An Access Request

Okta Desktop MFA for Windows

This is an Early Access feature. To learn how to enable it, see Manage Early Access and Beta features. The use of Okta’s Desktop MFA for Windows strengthens the security of a user’sauthentication of Windows computers.This customizable solution is designed to configure the sign- in flow into a Windows workstation. This secured sign-in flow will … Continue reading Okta Desktop MFA for Windows

OIG Access Requests – Posting Additional Information into a Request

This article looks at a recent addition to the Okta Identity Governance (OIG) Access Request API that allows updating of in-flight access requests and can be used to add additional data to help reviewers review requests. Overview of the IntegrationAn Example Request With Additional InformationThe Mechanics of the IntegrationNew Requests API CallAccess Request Created Event … Continue reading OIG Access Requests – Posting Additional Information into a Request

User Access Reviews in Okta Identity Governance

This article explores the new user campaign (User Access Review) feature in Okta Identity Governance (OIG) Access Certifications. IntroductionSetting Up a User CampaignGeneral Set UpUsers SelectionResources StepReviewer StepRemediation StepRunning a User CampaignLaunching the CampaignCampaign ReviewMonitoring, Managing and ReportingConclusion Introduction The ability to build and run access certification campaigns against resources in Okta (groups and applications) … Continue reading User Access Reviews in Okta Identity Governance

OIG Access Requests – Calling an Okta Workflow from Within a Request Type

For some time there has been the ability to trigger a workflow in Okta Workflows from a request flow in Okta Access Requests via events written to the Okta System Log. Events were created for a request being initiated and being closed. But this approach has some limitations, such as a lot of processing within … Continue reading OIG Access Requests – Calling an Okta Workflow from Within a Request Type