Configure Okta to LDAP provisioning settings

After installing and configuring the Okta 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. 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., you can use this procedure to update your Okta to LDAP provisioning settings as the needs of your orgThe Okta container that represents a real-world organization. change. The Okta to LDAP provisioning settings define how Okta shares and updates user data on your LDAP instance.

  1. On the Okta AdminAn abbreviation of administrator. This is the individual(s) who have access to the Okta Administrator Dashboard. They control the provisioning and deprovisioning of end users, the assigning of apps, the resetting of passwords, and the overall end user experience. Only administrators have the Administration button on the upper right side of the My Applications page. Console, click Directory > Directory Integrations.
  2. Select the LDAP agent from the list of directories.
  3. Click the ProvisioningProvisioning is the enterprise-wide configuration, deployment, and management of multiple types of IT system resources. Specifically, provisioning provides users access to equipment, software, or services. This involves creating, maintaining and deactivating required business process automation objects and attributes in systems, directories, and applications. tab and select To 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. in the SETTINGS list.

  4. Click Edit, and complete the following settings:
  5. Click Save.

The Attribute Mappings section lets you map LDAP attributes to Okta attributes. The attributes listed in the table are your LDAP attributes. To edit these mappings, click the edit icon. See Map profile attributes