Add a Data Store Auth Module

An Data Store Auth Module can be used to add a secondary authentication relationship between Access Gateway and an external LDAP or Database data store.

Note

Note

The dependent data store must exist before adding an Data store based Auth Module. For more information about data stores see Administer data stores.

To get started add an Auth Module as described in Add an Auth Module selecting Data Store.

After selecting DataStore the Add New Auth Module page will be displayed, configured for DataStore Authentication.

  1. Enter the following details:
    FieldDescriptionExample
    NameName used to identify the Auth Module.DataStore AM
    DB Store

    One of the previously added database based datastores. See Administer data stores for more information.

    MyDBDataStore

    Username Column

    Select one of the pre-populated column names for the column representing the associated password.

    Username

    Password Column

    Select one of the pre-populated column names for the column representing the username.

    Password

    Crypt Function

    The name of a database function used to encrypt the password, blank for clear text

    encryptFunction

    Attributes

    Pre-populated from the data store. Set of available attributes provided to Access Gateway via the IDP assertion.

    email, username, userid, password

    Description

    Optional description

    Datastore Auth Module

  2. Click the Not Validated ()button when complete.
    Okta Access Gateway will validate the connection.
    On success the button will turn green () and show that the connection is valid.
  3. Once complete click Okay to complete the creation of the Auth Module or Cancel to cancel.