Manage Okta Browser Plugin installation and upgrade

You can configure the Okta Browser Plugin settings to manage the plugin installations and upgrades, as well as some browser behaviors. This option is useful in locked-down environments where end usersEnd users are people in your org without administrative control. They can authenticate into apps from the icons on their My Applications home page, but they are provisioned, deprovisioned, assigned, and managed by admins. can't install or manage the Okta Browser Plugin on their computers.

You can configure the following settings in Settings > Customization > General > Browser Plugin> Edit:


1. IT manages Okta Plugin


Option What it does

The messages prompting users to install or upgrade the Okta Browser Plugin are hidden.

When this option is enabled, end users must have the browser plugin installed on their device in order to access SWAAn acronym for Secure Web Authentication. SWA is a SSO system developed by Okta to provide single sign-on for apps that don't support proprietary federated sign-on methods or SAML. Users can enter their credentials for these apps on their homepage. These credentials are stored such that users can access their apps without entering their credentials each time. When users first sign-in to a SWA app from their homepage, they see a pop-up message asking if they were able to sign-in successfully. apps from their Okta dashboard.

No Users are prompted to install or upgrade the Okta Browser Plugin, if they haven't already done so.


2. Enable Okta toolbar for group

Specify the group(s) that can use the toolbar to access their 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. outside of Okta.


3. Turn on security warning and anti-phishing whitelist


Option What it does
Don't show warning

Select if you don't want to display a warning when end users try to log in to an orgThe Okta container that represents a real-world organization. that is not their primary org.

Show warning Select if you want to display a warning when end users try to log in to an org that is not their primary org.
Specify organizations You can create a whitelist of up to 10 organizations that your end users are permitted to visit. Your current org is automatically added to the whitelist. Choose an Okta domainA domain is an attribute of an Okta organization. Okta uses a fully-qualified domain name, meaning it always includes the top-level domain (.com, .eu, etc.), but does not include the protocol (https). from the drop down list.