Slack integration prerequisites
These are the prerequisites for integrating Slack with Okta:
If you have previously integrated Slack with Okta, run a full import to link existing assigned users to Slack users if you enable provisioning after assigning users to Slack single sign-on (SSOAn acronym for single sign-on. In a SSO system, a user logs in once to the system and can access multiple systems without being prompted to sign in for each one. Okta is a cloud-based SSO platform that allows users to enter one name and password to access multiple applications. Users can access all of their web applications, both behind the firewall and in the cloud, with a single sign in. Okta provides a seamless experience across PCs, laptops, tablets, and smartphones.).
- A Slack Plus plan for your organization to access the Slack SCIMSystem for Cross-domain Identity Management (SCIM) is an open standard that allows for the automation of user provisioning. It was created in 2011 as it became clear that the technology of the future would be cloud-based. SCIM communicates user identity data between identity providers (such as companies with multiple individual users) and service providers requiring user identity information (such as enterprise SaaS apps). In short, SCIM makes user data more secure and simplifies the user experience by automating the user identity lifecycle management process. API.
- If you have previously integrated Slack with Okta, reauthenticate existing Slack instances to allow schema discoveryAbility to import additional attributes to Okta.
- The latest Okta profile mapping template. If you have previously integrated Slack with Okta, contact Okta support to request the latest profile mapping template, or use schema discovery to map new attributes. New Slack integrations use the latest profile mapping template by default.