Manage your Active Directory integration

After planning and preparing for your Active DirectoryActive Directory (AD) is a directory service that Microsoft developed for the Windows domain networks. It is included in most Windows Server operating systems as a set of processes and services. Initially, Active Directory was only in charge of centralized domain management. (AD) integration, you'll want to integrate your AD instance with Okta. Use these topics to install and configure an Okta AD agentA software agent is a lightweight program that runs as a service outside of Okta. It is typically installed behind a firewall and allows Okta to tunnel communication between an on-premises service and Okta's cloud service. Okta employs several agent types: Active Directory, LDAP, RADIUS, RSA, Active Directory Password Sync, and IWA. For example, users can install multiple Active Directory agents to ensure that the integration is robust and highly available across geographic locations. or manage an existing integration.

If this is your first Active Directory (AD) integration, you should review the topics in Get started. You should also remove duplicate entries and correct formatting issues. Correcting issues before you begin speeds the integration and import processes.

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