Add an Oracle EBS Application


The purpose of this tutorial is to walk through the process of setting up a Oracle eBusiness Suite (EBS) Classic or Rapid 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.


Oracle eBusiness Suite can be integrated with Access Gateway in one of two ways, typically referred to as Classic and Rapid.

  • With Classic, Oracle EBS Oracle Access Gate and either Oracle Internet Directory (OID) or Oracle User Directory (OUD) are required.
  • With Rapid, Oracle EBS requires a set of EBS credentials and an EBS DCS file.


General architecture and process flow

EBS Rapid flow EBS Classic Flow

EBS Rapid process flow

  1. User login
  2. Send EBS user identity
  3. Verify EBS user
    (Which generate EBS Session)
  4. Redirect to EBS w/ EBS Session Cookie

EBS Classic process flow

  1. User login
  2. Send EBS user identity
  3. Lookup GUID using EBS user identity
  4. Send GUID (header) to Access Gate
    (Which generates an EBS cookie)
  5. Redirect to EBS w/ EBS Session Cookie




  • Oracle E-Business Suite(EBS), configured with Oracle Access Gate and Oracle Internet Directory (OID) or Oracle User Directory (OUD).


An EBS application is then created within Access Gateway and your Okta tenant.

Test the EBS Application

  1. Select IDP Initiated from the drop down menu associated with the application.
    Test the application



    Your Okta tenant administrator may need to assign the application to you.

    In addition, if you do not already have an active session for Okta open in your browser, you may be prompted to log in to your Okta account and provide credentials.

  2. Verify that you are logged into Oracle EBS correctly.


Next Steps