Define Okta Tenant Groups


The purpose of this tutorial is describe the process for adding Okta Tenant groupsGroups allow you to organize your end users and the apps they can access. Assigning apps to large sets of end users is made easier with groups..


  • You have administrator rights on your Okta tenant and can assign applications to users, and create groups.



Define Okta Tenant Groups

Within your Okta Tenant you will need to define one or more groups representing the sections of your application being protected. See the policy guide for information on defining fine grained application policy. In addition you may define additional attribute field values required by your application but outside those provided by default.

To define groups within your Okta tenant:

  1. Login to your Okta tenant as administrator.

  2. Select Directory > Groups.

  3. Using the Add Group button, create one or more groups.

  4. Click the name of the newly added group and use the various menu items to add, and otherwise manage group membership.



    User and group management is outside the scopeA scope is an indication by the client that it wants to access some resource. of this document. See Users and Groups for details of user and group management.

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