About application attribute data stores

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Application attributes come from a variety of data stores or sources.  The most common source is your Okta Tenant, however other data store types are supported as well, for example Database and LDAP.

The Data Source field defines the source for the value of the attribute. The following data sources are available:

Data Source Description
IDP The value of the is populated from the IDP field selected in the Value field. This is your Okta Tenant
Static The value of the attribute is fixed and defined in the Value field
Secret The value of the attribute is a static protected value, used as a secret key by the application in order to trust the headers that originate from the Access Gateway.

OID

The value of the attribute comes from the OID datasource. The OID Datasouce is available in the Oracle E-Business Suite and other application types which provide LDAP support. Typically used to to retrieve the Oracle GUID.

Auth Context The value of the attribute comes from the authentication context which includes the remote address and session id
App Context The value of the attribute comes from the application context and includes such fields as domain, cookie domain,