Supported Active Directory integration features
This is where you'll find information about supported Active Directory (AD) integration features and functionality.
This table lists the data import and user authentication features that are available with Active Directory integrations.
|Delegated Authentication||Yes||Ability to authenticate user credentials through AD for access into Okta. See Delegated authentication.|
|Just-In-Time (JIT) Authentication||Yes||Ability to authenticate user credentials through AD for access into Okta AND update group memberships and profile info before access. See Add and update end users with Just In Time provisioning.|
|Instance-level Delegated Authentication||Yes||Ability to delegate authentication on a per AD-instance level to support more granular authentication scenarios. See Delegated authentication and Configure provisioning settings.|
|Import from Directory||Yes||Ability to import user and group details from the directory into Okta. AD supports both full import (full data import) and incremental import (only import changes since last import). See Configure import and account settings.|
|Import filter - OU/container selection||Yes||Ability to filter users and groups based by specifying an LDAP filter and selecting OUs. See Configure import and account settings.|
|Provision to Directory||Yes||Ability to provision user and group details down to AD. AD supports pushing users, password, and groups down to AD from Okta. See Configure provisioning settings.|
This table lists the password policies that are available with Active Directory integrations.
|Minimum Length||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Complexity Requirements||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Common Password Check||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Enforce password history for last < X > passwords||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Password expires after < X > days||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Prompt user < X > days before password expires||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Lock out user after < X > unsuccessful attempts||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Lock out user after < X number of > minutes||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Show lock out failures||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Send lock out email to user||Yes||See Security Policies.|
|Password Soft Lock||Yes||Ability to lock the Okta account of AD-mastered users through password policies, without triggering a lock of the user's AD account. See How does the password policy soft-lock functionality work.|
|Self-Service Password Reset||Yes||Ability to reset AD password through Okta. See Manage users and About self-service registration.|
|Password Synchronization||Yes||Ability to sync AD and Okta password. See Synchronize passwords from Okta to Active Directory|
This table lists the password reset options that are available with Active Directory integrations.
|Self-service recovery options: Email||Yes||Ability to reset the password through email. See About self-service registration.|
|Self-service recovery options: SMS||Yes||Ability to reset the password through text message. See About self-service registration.|
|Self-service recovery options: Voice Call||Yes||Ability to reset the password through a code sent through voice call. Ability to reset the password through a code sent through a voice call. See Manage users and About self-service registration.|
|Reset, Unlock recovery emails are valid for < X > minutes||Yes||Ability to configure how long recovery email tokens are valid for. See About self-service registration.|
|Additional self-service recovery option: Secret questions||Yes||Ability to reset the password through security questions. See About self-service registration.|
This table lists the infrastructure features that are available with Active Directory integrations.
|Multiple agent polling threads||Yes||Ability to increase polling threads on the agent. Increases how many requests the agent can handle per second per thread. See Change the number of Okta Active Directory agent threads|