Client Setup

UsersIn Okta literature, we generally refer to "users" as the people who serve as Okta administrators. When we refer to "end users" we are generally referring to the people who the administrators serve. That is, those who use Okta chiclets to access their apps, but have no administrative control. must first install the Advanced Server Access clientEssentially, a client is anything that talks to the Okta service. Within the traditional client-server model, Okta is the server. The client might be an agent, an Okta mobile app, or a browser plugin. , and then register their workstations with Advanced Server Access.

Enrolling Your Workstation

Once the Advanced Server Access client is installed, the user should enroll their workstation.

To do so, run sft enroll in your terminal.

ggreer@carbon:~% sft enroll Waiting on browser...

This should open a web browser, allowing you to choose your team and complete the client enrollment process.

After the client is approved, sft will report success:

ggreer@carbon:~% sft enroll Waiting on browser... Browser enrollment completed successfully. Enrolled Device: user=ggreer team=example ggreer@carbon:~%

Learn more about how to use the Advanced Server Access Client in our client documentation.