About application essentials


The Essentials pane contains basic information required by all applications.
Depending on the type of application, the Essentials pane may include additional application specific fields.

The Essentials Pane with callouts for the main fields: Label, Public Domain, PostLogin URL and others.

The Essentials pane includes:

Field Description
Label The name of the application. The tile name in Okta tenant.
Public Domain URL of the domain entered by users to gain access to this application. It must be in DNS.

Protected Web Resource

URL of the web resource being protected.

Post Login URL Optional. Default URL that users are directed to on successful authentication. Defaults to Public Domain.
Hostname must match that of the Public Domain field.
Groups Okta tenant groups who are granted access to application.
Description Optional description.


Optional. Assign or remove a certificate from an application.

Service Provider Metadata

To display metadata about the application, in the Service Provider Metadata section click Show.

Service Provider Metadata provides additional details about the application.
If required, you can also download the metadata.
Service Provider meta data example