Assign applications to users

Assign applications to individual users so they can access them on their My Apps page. You can also assign applications to entire groups. See Importing and Using Groups in Okta.

  1. In the Admin Console, go to Directory > People.
  2. The People list appears empty by default. Enter the name of the person in the search field, or click Show all users to view all available users.
  3. Optional. Enter a user's first name, primary email, or username in the search field and then click the Search icon.
  4. Optional. Perform an advanced user search:
    1. Click Advanced Search.
    2. Select a search filter in the Choose field list. You can filter your search results by created or updated date and time, or you can select base or custom attributes to filter your results.
    3. Select a filter option:
      • Starts with: Select this option to search for group names that start with specific letters.
      • Equals: Select this option to search for group names that are equal to the value you enter.
      • Greater than: Select this option to search for group names that are greater than the value you enter.
      • Less than: Select this option to search for group names that are less than the value you enter.
    4. Enter a search value in the Value field.
    5. Optional. Click Add filter to add an additional filter and then repeat steps a to d.
    6. Click Search.
  5. Click a user name in the Person & Username column.
  6. Select the Applications tab.
  7. Click Assign Applications.
  8. Select applications from the list or enter the application name in the Search field.
  9. Click Assign.
  10. When necessary, enter the user name, password, and complete any additional fields. The user name is not the user's Okta username, but the username they use to sign in to the application.
  11. Click Save and Go Back.