Basic health check

This check list can be used to identify the root cause of most issues to ensure that all relevant components of the solution are working properly.

  Component Validation
1 Access Gateway

Are the required DNS entries in place? Including addresses for:

Is the Access Gateway reachable?

  • Access Gateway box should be reachable on port 443 from internal/external networks
2 Okta

Is Okta OrgThe Okta container that represents a real-world organization. configured?

  • Okta service account used to synchronize AD should not be disabled

  • Okta service account used to create Access Gateway API key should not be disabled

  • Service account should own the API key

Is the Okta API key that was used to configure Access Gateway active?

3 Internal Application protected by Access Gateway

Is backend 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. up and running (all endpoints)?

Is backend app reachable without Access Gateway?

Is Access Gateway able to reach the application?
The following items should also be validated:

  • Correct hostname/IP configured in Access Gateway

  • DNS resolves the hostname

  • If host is not added in DNS, is it available in local hosts file of Access Gateway VM?

  • Is correct port used for backend app integration?

  • Is correct protocol used for backend app integration (HTTP/HTTPS)?

4 Firewall

Is the firewall allowing all the traffic to and from Access Gateway?

Can Access Gateway communicate with each backend application endpoint?

Can Access Gateway communicate with Okta (TCP 443)?

 

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