Sample Cookie Application


The purpose of this tutorial is to walk through the process of setting up a sample cookie 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.

Before You Begin

Create Sample Cookie Application

  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. and sign in as admin.
  2. Click the Applications tab
    .Select applications tab
  3. Click + Add to add a new application.
    Click Add.
  4. Select the Access Gateway Sample Cookie option from the left column menu, and click Create.

    Select add and the clicke Sample Cookie App.

    The New Protected Application wizard will start and display the Setting tab for the application being added.

  5. In the Essentials pane specify the following:

    Field Value
    Label A name for the application. Default is Sample Cookie AppAn abbreviation of application. Essentially, it is a web-based site used to perform any number of specific tasks, and requires authentication from end users by signing in..
    Public 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). A fully qualified host name such as cookie.<your domain tld>
    Group Enter the group containing the users who should have access to the application.
    Description [optional] An appropriate description for your application.
  6. Click Done.
    Access Gateway will add the new application and then redirect to the Applications tab.

Test Sample Cookie Application

  1. Select IDP Initiated from the drop down menu to verify the application is working.

    Test a sample cookie application



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

  2. In the application page, review and verify that the Sample Cookie App sent to Okta matches your profile information.
    Example cookie information

Next Steps