The Administrator Dashboard

The Okta Administrator Dashboard summarizes 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. usage and orgThe Okta container that represents a real-world organization. activity and notifies you of any problems or outstanding work to be completed. The side bar provides shortcuts to the most commonly performed tasks.


Contents of the Okta 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. Dashboard

Status Notification inbox that displays a list of past actions and tasks to be completed. Also includes search for people and applications.

Displays usage and app statistics for an org. Expand this section to view most frequently used apps and a list of most active users. Note the following:

  • The admin dashboard counts unique logins per user in Okta.
  • The sidebar in the app usage report counts unique logins per seat or account in the third-party application.

As a result, the unique count in the sidebar app usage report could be higher than the dashboard count if one person has multiple accounts in a third party application.

Recent Administrative Activity Displays select events from the system log (e.g., app configuration or assignment information). Click on the system log shortcut to view everything in the system log.
Security Tips Displays a checklist of security features that Okta recommends enabling in order to improve the security posture of your org.

These settings may also be configured by navigating to SecurityGeneral.

For more information, see Security Checklist.

Shortcuts Links to frequently used tasks.
Reports Links to each of your reports.