Admin UI Console Overview

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 Console provides options and settings specific to management of Access Gateway as opposed to the system as a whole. Using the Admin Console, you can add new Identity Providers, add application integrations, manage settings and support and more.

As an Access Gateway administrator, this is where most of the day-to-day management takes place.

Tabs Admin UI Console include:


The topology tab shows a visual representation of all IDPs and their child applications configured without Access Gateway.

The Topology tab displays the Identity Provider(s) (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.) that is connected to the Access Gateway instance and the application(s) that are currently configured in the environment.

Click an application on the topology map to edit the application settings.

Click an IdP icon to go to the IdP settings.


The application tab shows a list of all configured applications and supports managing, adding, and deleting applications.

The Applications tab lists all of the applications currently configured and also provides support for:


The settings tab allows you to specify global Access Gateway settings, including your Okta org identity provider, Kerberos, Auth module and Data store settings.

The Setting provides support for Access Gateway settings and includes:


The support tab allows you to enable and disable the support vpn as well as providing a link directly to the support portal for managing support tickets.

The Support tab allows you to launch the Support Portal and enable a Support Connection for use.

  • Support Portal Login: Launches the Okta support portal for Access Gateway. You can use this to sign in to the Support portal to file or view support tickets.

  • Allow Support Connection: When enabled, this option allows Okta Support to connect to the Access Gateway instance in order to perform troubleshooting steps, review logs, and assist with resolving open issues. For more information on the Support Connection, see Access Gateway Support VPN.