Add a Kerberos Application


The purpose of this tutorial is to walk through the process of setting up a KerberosKerberos is a computer-network authentication protocol that works on the basis of tickets to allow nodes communicating over a non-secure network to prove their identity to one another in a secure manner. application with Okta through the Access Gateway AdminAn abbreviation of administrator. This is the individual(s) who have access to the Okta Administrator Dashboard. They control the provisioning and deprovisioning of end users, the assigning of apps, the resetting of passwords, and the overall end user experience. Only administrators have the Administration button on the upper right side of the My Applications page. UI.

Kerberos Architecture

Implementing Kerberos applications involves the following:

Kerberos end user access patterns include:

Kerberos Application Access Patterns


  1. Users access the application using a tile within their Okta Tenant.
  2. Users access the application using the external application proxy URL.



Important Note


If Access Gateway is hosted within a customer environment, DNS changes can be made by using the command line management console. For example, select Static Networking(option 1), and define the Windows DNS IP any any other required values.
See the Network section in Access Gateway Command Line Management Console Reference for complete details.

Next Steps