Add custom attributes to a default Okta group profile

Add custom attributes to a default Okta group profile to define additional attributes that are not available in the base attributes.

  1. In the Admin Console, go to Directory > Profile Editor.
  2. Click the Groups tab.
  3. Click Okta in the Filters list.
  4. Click the Okta group title.
  5. Click Add Attribute.
  6. Complete these fields:
    • Data type: Select one of these data types:
      • string: A chain of zero or more unicode characters (letters, digits, and/or punctuation marks)
      • number: A floating-point decimal in Java's 64-bit Double format. See Platform Specification.
      • boolean: Stores true, false, or null data values
      • integer: Whole numbers in 64-bit Java's Long format
      • string array: A sequential collection of strings
      • number array: A sequential collection of numbers
      • integer array: A sequential collection of integers
    • Display name: Enter a descriptive name for the attribute that will appear in the Admin Console
    • Variable name: Enter an attribute name that can be referenced in mappings
    • Description: Enter a description for the attribute
  7. Optional. Complete the following fields :
    • Enum: Select this check box to define an enumerated list of values. Supports all data types except boolean.
      • Attribute members: Enter the Display names and Values. For example, small, medium, and large.
      • Add Another: Optional. Select this option to add another attribute member.
      • Restriction: Select Value must be unique for each user to require that the attribute is unique for every user
      • Attribute length: Enter the minimum and maximum length of the Value field.
    • Attribute required: Select this check box to indicate the attribute is required.
  8. Click Save.