Add an Oracle Application Express Application

Overview

The purpose of this tutorial is to walk through the process of setting up an Oracle Application Express application 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. Console.

Oracle Application Express Architecture

Prerequisites

 


Create the Application in Access Gateway

  1. Navigate to your Access Gateway InstanceAn instance, or computer instance, is a virtual machine (VM) or individual physical computer, used to host a software appliance..

  2. In the Access Gateway Admin UI, sign in as an administrator.

  3. Click the Applications tab.

    Select applications tab

  4. Click +Add to add a new application.

    Click Add.

  5. Select the Oracle WebLogic option from the left column menu, and click Create.

    Select Oracle Application Express based app and click create.

    The New Protected Application wizard will start and display the Essentials pane for the application being added.

  6. In the Essentials pane specify the following:

    Field Value
    Label A name for the application such as "Oracle Application Express"
    Public Domain A fully qualified host name such as <yourexteralname>.<your domainA domain is an attribute of an Okta organization. Okta uses a fully-qualified domain name, meaning it always includes the top-level domain (.com, .eu, etc.), but does not include the protocol (https).>.
    In the example provided this would be apex.externalexample.com.
    Protected Web Resource

    The URL of the internal, protected, application.
    In the example provided this would be apex.internalexample.com:<port>
    Where:

    • port - the port Oracle Application Express is listening on for http requests.
    Group Enter the group containing the users who should have access to the application.

    Post Login URL

    Enter or modify the post login URL. By default this field is enabled and contains value:
    apex.externalexample.com/apex

    Description [optional] An appropriate description for your application.
  7. The Attributes page provides a list of attributes that will be passed into the application as header fields.
    Datasource

    Value

    NAME
    idp

    username

    OAM_REMOTE_USER

    idp

    emails.primary.value

    OAM_REMOTE_USER_EMAIL

    idp

    Groups

    OAM_REMOTE_USER_GROUPS

    Use the edit () icon to modify the name and other values associated with each attribute if required.
    Add or modify any additional required attributes, and click Next.
    For more information on the attribute options, see Application Attributes.
    The Policies pane appears.

  8. Leave all policies unchanged and click Done.
    For more information on Application policies see Application Policy Overview and Administration User Policy Guide.

Test the Application

The following steps assign the application to a test account and then execute the application to verify basic functionality.

Assign the application

  1. Login to your Okta tenant as administrator.

  2. Select Application > Applications.

  3. Click the name of the newly added header application.

  4. Select the Assignments tab.

  5. Select Assign > Assign To People.

  6. Select an appropriate user and click Assign.

    Info

    Note

    Testing is typically initially done using the same user who is associated with administering Access Gateway

  7. Click Done.


Next Steps

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