Available Directory integrations

For most companies, Active Directory (AD) or LDAP and play the central role in coordinating identity and access management policies. Directory integration typically serves as a "source of truth" for user identities, and it provides access control to on-premises resources such as networks, file servers, and web applications. A byproduct of the transition to cloud applications is the proliferation of separate user stores; each cloud application typically is rolled out independently and therefore has its own unique database of user credentials.

Okta's cloud-based identity and access management service solves these problems with a single integration point that provides a highly available solution for all cloud and web-based application Active Directory integrations.

For installing and configuring your directory integrations, see these topics:

Install and Configure the Okta Active Directory Agent

Install and Configure the Okta IWA Web App for Desktop SSO

Configure Agentless Desktop SSO

Install and Configure the Okta Java LDAP Agent

Install and Configure the Active Directory Password Sync Agent

In addition to integrating with LDAP, Okta also allows you to connect applications to Universal Directory using LDAP protocols. For details, see Connecting to Okta using the LDAP Interface