Okta Active Directory Password Sync Agent Version History

This page lists current and past versions of the Okta Active DirectoryActive Directory (AD) is a directory service that Microsoft developed for the Windows domain networks. It is included in most Windows Server operating systems as a set of processes and services. Initially, Active Directory was only in charge of centralized domain management. Password Sync 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.. This page is updated whenever a new version of the agent is released to General Availability (GA) and/or Early AccessEarly Access (EA) features are opt-in features that you can try out in your org by asking Okta Support to enable them. Additionally, the Features page in the Okta Admin Console (Settings > Features) allows Super Admins to enable and disable some EA features themselves. (EA). 

To download the latest agent, from your Administrator Dashboard, select Settings > Downloads and scroll to the agent you want. Click the Download button and run the installer.

Current GA Version 1.3.6
Current EA Version n/a

Active Directory Password Sync Agent Versions

Version Description Release

This agent update contains the following fixes:  

  • Locate the correct user when searching for a SamAccountName that is duplicated in a forest  
  • Include the User-Agent in the header of the request
1.3.5 This version includes the following: updates the minimum supported TLS version to 1.2 updates the minimum Windows Server version to Window Server 2008. changes to the default settings 2017.50
1.3.4 This version updates the minimum supported TLS version to 1.2 and the minimum Windows Server version to Window Server 2008. 2017.45

This version includes:

  • support for using samAccountName in addition to the default UPN for authenticating with Okta
  • improved support for passwords containing special characters
  • optimization improvements
1.3.1 This version fixes an issue in which certain types of events were not logged in the agent's log file. 2016.10
1.3.0 This version provides support for SSL certificate pinning.
To allow new installations to complete in environments where SSL pinning may prevent communication with the Okta server, this version also allows admins to disable SSL pinning by editing the Windows registry. For details, see Synchronize passwords from Active Directory to Okta.
The Windows installer for this version also reduces the possibility that the installation will trigger a virus scan false positive during installation.

Provides an installer update for the Active Directory Password Sync agent. This update accomplishes the following:

  • Confirms that Internet Explorer 7 or above is on the machine.
  • Adds support for Windows Server 2003 R2.

Note: When installing on Windows Server 2003 R2, the AD password sync agent requires Internet Explorer 7 or above.

4/29/2013 Bug Fix 03/26/2013 03/19/2013 Adds the following functionality: 03/04/2013

Introduces the 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 agent which enables admins to integrate LDAP with the Okta service and allows 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. to sign into Okta using their LDAP network credentials.

02/05/2013 Introduces the Active Directory Password Sync Agent. Synchronizes Active Directory password changes, sends them to Okta automatically, and keeps user's AD passwords in sync with the apps that they use. 10/30/2012

Note: After October 13, 2014, releases are named by release number; prior to that, they are named by release date. Release numbers indicate the year and week in which the release became available. Occasionally, there are gaps in the numbers.