Configure third-party administrators

Third-party admins can perform administrative actions in the Okta Admin Console, but don't receive Okta admin email notifications and can't contact Okta support. See Third-party administrators.

Enable third-party administrator functionality

  1. In the Admin Console, go to Settings > Account.
  2. Click Edit on Third-Party Admins.
  3. Select the check box, and then click Save.

Grant third-party administrator status to a user

  1. In the Admin Console, go to Security > Administrators.
  2. Click Add Administrator.
  3. Enter the name of the user.
  4. Select the Exclude admin from receiving all admin-related communications check box.
  5. Select the admin roles this user should have.
  6. Click Add Administrator.

Grant third-party administrator status to an existing Okta group

  1. In the Admin Console, go to Security > Administrators.
  2. Click Add Administrator.
  3. Enter the name of the group.
  4. Select the Exclude admin from receiving all admin-related communications check box.
  5. Select the admin roles this user should have.
  6. Click Add Administrator.