Typical workflow for integrating Active Directory

A workflow is a collection of tasks that you complete in sequence to integrate your Active Directory (AD) instance with Okta. The tasks that you complete are listed in the following table.

Task

Description

Get started with Active Directory integration

Review the prerequisites and known issues.

Install the Okta Active Directory agent Download the Okta AD agent on the host server.

Configure Active Directory import and account settings

Define how and when user data is exchanged with Okta.

Configure Active Directory provisioning settings

Define how and where user accounts are created.

Manage Active Directory users and groups

Work with Active Directory attributes

Configure the import and account settings to specify how and when user accounts are imported into Okta.