This is where you'll find the information you need to plan, implement, and manage your 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. integration.
LDAP integration lets end usersEnd users are people in your org without administrative control. They can authenticate into apps from the icons on their My Applications home page, but they are provisioned, deprovisioned, assigned, and managed by admins. authenticate to Okta using their LDAP credentials without replicating those credentials into the cloud. LDAP integration helps your organization leverage its existing identity directory investment and controls access to Okta-protected resources.
The size and complexity of your Okta LDAP integration and your familiarity with Okta determine which topics are relevant to your orgThe Okta container that represents a real-world organization..
Prepare for your LDAP integration
Install and configure the Okta LDAP 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.
Manage LDAP provisioning, import. and integration settings