Add a sample policy application

The purpose of this tutorial is to walk through the process of setting up a sample policy application through the Access Gateway Admin UI console.

Before you begin

Ensure that:

  • Access Gateway is installed and configured for use.
    See Manage Access Gateway deployment.
  • Access Gateway has been configured to use your Okta tenant as IDP.
    See Configure your Okta tenant as an Identity Provider for more information about configuring your Okta tenant as an IDP.
  • You have administrator rights on your Okta tenant and can assign applications to users and create groups.
  • Appropriate DNS entries exist for the application.

Create a sample policy application

  1. Sign in to the Access Gateway Admin UI console.
  2. Click the Applications tab.

  3. Click +Add to add a new application.

  4. Select the Access Gateway Sample Policy option from the left column menu, and click Create.

    Select add and the click Sample Policy 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. The default is set to Sample Policy App.
    Public Domain A fully qualified host name, such as policy.<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. Important Note

    Important

    While optional, Okta recommends that all applications include certificates.
    See About Access Gateway Certificates for general information about certificate.
    See Certificate management tasks for a general task flow for obtaining and assigning certificates.  

  7. Expand the Certificates tab.
    Note

    Note

    By default a wild card self signed certificate is created and assigned to the application when the application is initially created.

  8. Optional. Click Generate self-signed certificate

    A self-signed certificate is created and automatically assigned to the application.
  9. Optional. Select an existing certificate from the list of provided certificates.
    Use the Search field to narrow the set of certificates by common name.
    Use the page forward (>)and backward(<) arrows to navigate through the list of available certificates.

  10. Click Next.

  11. Review the Attributes pane and then click Next.

  12. Review the Policy pane which includes a set of sample policies for various conditions. Click Done when complete.
    Access Gateway adds the new application and then redirects to the Applications tab.
    Example policies predefined with sample policy application.

Test

  1. Click Goto application and select IDP Initiated to verify that the application is working.

    Test a sample cookie application

  2. In the application page, review and verify that the sample policy app matches your profile information.
    Example policy information

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