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
In my previous article, I gave you a brief introduction to Okta workflows, in order to arouse your curiosity as to the potential of this tool. On the face of it, if you’re here, that’s the case (if you’ve seen the light and gone in, that’s good too!). Today, I’m going to take the presentation … Continue reading OKTA Workflows : the best is yet to come
A test workflow from one of our tenants If you’re here, you probably know what Okta is. But if you don’t, we won’t hold it against you (promise!). Okta offers an IAM (Identity Access Management) solution, enabling you to centrally and securely manage your users’ identities and access to the resources they need to access. … Continue reading Introduction to OKTA Workflows: nothing is impossible (almost)!
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?
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
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
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
Re-engage users who dropped off during the self-service registration process done via Okta's service
Okta has just made generally available its Workflows Connector Builder and I am writing this post to celebrate. Okta's Workflow Connector Builder delivers the powerful concept of reuse to your Workflows. It allows you build connections and actions once for re-use throughout all of your Workflows. Additionally, it gives vendors the opportunity to build and … Continue reading Creating a Twilio Messaging Connector with Workflows Connector Builder
I've been looking into application entitlements and the Amazon Web Services (AWS) users, groups and entitlements has perplexed me for some time. I've had the opportunity to explore it, try to understand it and build some integration between Okta Workforce Identity Cloud (via Okta Workflows). This post is a summary of my findings. AWS and … Continue reading Understanding AWS IAM and Integrating with Okta and Workflows