Application types

When creating an application configuration in Okta Access Gateway, there are various application templates available to speed the configuration process. The different application templates are described here for reference.

For a list of current supported application versions, see Okta Access Gateway Supported Technologies.

Application Types

Application type Description Configuration details

Sample Cookie

Out of the Box Access Gateway application based on cookies.

This sample is used to demonstrate passing iDPAn acronym for Identity Provider. It is a service that manages end user accounts analogous to user directories such as LDAP and Active Directory, and can send SAML responses to SPs to authenticate end users. Within this scenario, the IdP is Okta. data as cookie content. The sample application prints out all cookie data passed to it. For more information see Add a Sample Cookie Application.

Sample Header

Out of the Box Access Gateway header web application type with IDCS attributes.

This sample is best used to demonstrate passing iDP data as headers to an application. The sample application will prints all the headers passed to it. For more information see Add a Sample Header Application.

Sample Policy

Out of the box Access Gateway Policy application type

This sample is best used to demonstrate how to create a set of sample policies and runs a series of tests against the example policies when tested. For information on creating a sample policy 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. see Add a Sample Policy Application.

See Application Policy Overview for an overview of Policy and Administration User Policy Guide for complete details.

Sample Proxy

Out of the box Access Gateway Policy application type

This sample is based used to demonstrate a basic proxy application and when run displays a simulated access to the back end proxy host.

For more information see Add a Sample Proxy Application.

Header Based

A header web application type

This configuration is best used for applications which do not required specific settings. Access Gateway will provide SSOAn acronym for single sign-on. In a SSO system, a user logs in once to the system and can access multiple systems without being prompted to sign in for each one. Okta is a cloud-based SSO platform that allows users to enter one name and password to access multiple applications. Users can access all of their web applications, both behind the firewall and in the cloud, with a single sign in. Okta provides a seamless experience across PCs, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. via HTTP headers to this application. For more information see Add a Generic Header Application.

Microsoft IIS IWA
Microsoft OWA IWA
Microsoft Sharepoint IWA

Microsoft 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. based application type

The Microsoft IWA based application types enable Access Gateway to work with Kerberos based back end applications. See Add a Kerberos Application for more information.

No-auth

No AuthenticationAuthentication is distinct from authorization, which is the process of giving individuals access to system objects based on their identity. Authentication merely ensures that the individual is who he or she claims to be, but says nothing about the access rights of the individual. Authentication methods and protocols include direct auth, delegated auth, SAML, SWA, WS-Fed, and OpenID Connect. Application

The no-auth configuration enables an application to be reverse-proxied by Access Gateway without any authentication. This is configuration is best used when exposing internal applications to the Internet. For more information see Add a no-auth app to Access Gateway.

Oracle Access Gateway

Oracle Access Gateway application type

The Oracle Access Gate app enables Access Gateway to SSO with Oracle E-Business applications. By default this application will pass the USER_NAME and USER_ORCLGUID headers to the Oracle Access Gateway. It is required that Access Gateway has been configured to enable SSO. Please contact Oracle for assistance with Access Gateway SSO configuration.

Oracle Agile PLM

Out of the Box Access Gateway Agile PLM application type

The Oracle Agile PLM app enables Access Gateway to SSO with Agile PLM applications. By default this application will pass the REMOTE-USER header to the Agile PLM. Please contact Oracle for assistance with Agile PLM SSO configuration.

Oracle Application Express

Out of the Box Access Gateway Oracle Application Express application type

The Oracle Application Express app enables Access Gateway to SSO with Oracle Application Express applications.

Oracle Demantra

Out of the box Access Gateway Oracle Demantra application type

The Oracle Demantra app enables Access Gateway to SSO with Oracle Demantra applications.

Oracle BI Enterprise Edition

Out of the Box Access Gateway Oracle BI Enterprise Edition application type

The Oracle BI Enterprise Edition app enables Access Gateway to SSO with Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition applications. By default this application will pass the OAM_REMOTE_USER header to the OBIEE. Please contact Oracle for assistance with OBIEE SSO configuration.

Oracle EBS R12.1
Oracle EBS R12.2
Oracle EBS Rapid SSO

Oracle E-Business Suite R12.1
Oracle E-Business Suite R12.2
Oracle E-Business SSO

The EBS configurations enable Access Gateway to SSO with Oracle E-Business applications. By default this application will pass the USER_NAME and USER_ORCLGUID headers to the Oracle AccessGate and EBS application. It is required that E-Business has been configured to enable SSO. Please contact Oracle for assistance with E-Business SSO configuration. For more information see Add an Oracle EBS Application.

Oracle Forms

Oracle Forms Application

The Oracle Forms app enables Access Gateway to SSO with Oracle Forms applications.

Oracle HCM Cloud

Oracle HCM Cloud

The Oracle HCM Cloud app enables Access Gateway to SSO with Oracle HCM Cloud applications.

Oracle Hyperion

Oracle Hyperion Application

The Hyperion configuration enables Access Gateway to SSO with Oracle Hyperion applications. By default this application will pass the HYPLOGIN header to the Hyperion application. It is required that Hyperion has been configured to enable SSO. Please contact Oracle for assistance with Hyperion SSO configuration.

Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

Out of the Box Access Gateway JD Edwards application type

The Oracle JD Edwards app enables Access Gateway to SSO with JD Edwards applications. By default this application will pass the JDE_SSO_UID header to the JD Edwards. Please contact Oracle for assistance with Agile PLM SSO configuration.

Oracle PeopleSoft

PeopleSoft Application

The PeopleSoft configuration enables Access Gateway to SSO with Oracle PeopleSoft applications. By default this application will pass the PSUSER header to the PeopleSoft application. It is required that PeopleSoft has been configured to enable SSO. Please contact Oracle for assistance with PeopleSoft SSO configuration.
For more information see Add an Oracle PeopleSoft Application

Oracle WebCenter

Out of the Box Access Gateway WebCenter application type

The Oracle WebCenter app enables Access Gateway to SSO with WebCenter applications. By default this application will pass the OAM_REMOTE_USER header to the WebCenter. Please contact Oracle for assistance with WebCenter SSO configuration.

Oracle WebLogic

Out of the Box Access Gateway WebLogic application type

The Oracle WebLogic app enables Access Gateway to SSO with WebLogic applications. By default this application will pass the OAM_REMOTE_USER header to the WebLogic. Please contact Oracle for assistance with WebLogic SSO configuration.

Qlik

Qlik business analytics Application

The Access Gateway Qlik configuration will enable header based SSO with Qlik. Please consult the Access Gateway helpdesk article or your Qlik view document to enable header based authentication. Once Qlik is configured this Access Gateway application will need to configured to pass the appropriately named header to Qlik for SSO.

Salesforce

Salesforce

The Access Gateway Salesforce configuration enables SSO with Salesforce.

Wikipedia Protected

Wikipedia protected

The Access Gateway Wikipedia protected configuration enables Access Gateway to perform SSO with Wikipedia based applications.

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