Add additional attributes to a Salesforce profile

Schema DiscoveryAbility to import additional attributes to Okta lets you to add additional attributes to the Okta Salesforce profile, which makes them available to map to and from an Okta user profile. If the Salesforce instance does not provide a list of attributes, but instead presents fields where you manually add attributes, then the Salesforce instance does not allow for Schema Discovery. You'll need to install a new instance from 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.) to gain Schema Discovery capability.

  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, go to Directory > Profile Editor.
  2. In the search field, enter Salesforce.
  3. Click Profile for a Salesforce application profile.

  4. Click Add Attribute and complete the fields in the Add Attribute dialog box.

  5. Complete the fields in the Add Attribute dialog box.

  6. Click Save.