Users, Groups, and Profiles

You can manage users in groupsGroups allow you to organize your end users and the apps they can access. Assigning apps to large sets of end users is made easier with groups. or individually. Every user has a unique profile within Okta. This unique profile helps you manage 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. and device access, group membership, and user status. Universal DirectoryUniversal Directory enables you to store an unlimited amount of users and attributes from applications and sources like AD or HR systems. Any type of attributes are supported including linked-objects, sensitive attributes, and pre-defines lists. All of it accessible by all apps in our OIN catalog, over LDAP or via API. lets you store an unlimited amount of user and attribute data from apps and other sources such as directories or human resources apps. All attribute types are supported, including linked-objects, sensitive attributes, and predefined lists. All of it is accessible by all apps in our Okta Integration Network (OINAn acronym for the Okta Integration Network. The OIN is comprised of thousands of public, pre-integrated business and consumer applications. As an on-demand service, OIN integrations are continuously validated, always up to date, and constantly growing both in number and capability. Okta performs a single integration with an ISV or SP, providing thousands of end users with point-and-click customization for their orgs.) catalog, over LDAPLightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) is a lightweight client-server protocol for accessing directory services, specifically X.500-based directory services. LDAP runs over TCP/IP or other connection oriented transfer services., or through API.



Add, import, and manage users


Add, import, and manage groups


Work with user profiles and assign profile masters