Sync User in External Application

Trigger a Flow when an admin syncs users from an external application to Okta.

Options

Field Definition Type Required
Use App Instance ID? Choose from Yes or No. If Yes, you can select the application instance directly through the App Instance ID field. Dropdown FALSE
Application

Choose the app to trigger a Flow for when an admin syncs a user. Choose Enter Application ID to select an app by its ID.

Note: This displays a maximum of 1000 apps.

Dropdown FALSE
Application Instance

Choose from a list of existing application instances, dependent on the application chosen in the previous step.

Note: This displays a maximum of 2000 app instances. This event will only trigger for the selected application instance. If you don't see your application instance in the list use the Use App Instance ID? dropdown list and the App Instance ID field to be able to trigger the event for a specific application instance.

Dropdown FALSE
Application Instance ID

A unique app instance ID. Choose Yes in Use App Instance ID? to interact with your application instance directly through its ID.

To find the application instance ID for an app:

  1. Go to Okta Admin Console > Applications.
  2. Click your app. The app page opens.
  3. Check the page URL. You can find the app ID using this URL pattern: https://yourcompany.okta.com/admin/app/yourappname/instance/YOURAPPINSTANCEID/

    For example, https://acme.okta.com/admin/app/office365/instance/0oahjhk34aUxGnWcZ0h7/. Here, 0oahjhk34aUxGnWcZ0h7 is the app instance ID.
String FALSE

Output

Field Definition Type
Date and Time The date and time the event was triggered in Okta API. String
Message Message details about the event. String
Event ID The event's unique identifier key. String
Event Type The type of event that was published. String
Event Time The timestamp when the notification was delivered to the service. String
Version The versioning indicator. String
Admin The Okta admin who synced the user. Object
ID The ID of the Okta admin who synced the user. String
Alternate ID The email address of the Okta admin. String
Display Name The display name of the Okta admin. String
Type The admin type. String
Okta User The Okta user who was synced. Object
ID The user's ID. String
Alternate ID The user's email address. String
Display Name The user's display name. String
Type The type of Okta user. String
Application User The user's details for the target application. Object
ID The user's ID in the target application. String
Alternate ID The user's alternate ID in the target application (usually their email address). String
Display Name The display name of the user for the target application. String
Type The type of user in the target application. String
Application The target application. Object
ID The ID of the target application. String
Alternate ID The alternate ID of the target application. String
Display Name The display name of the target application. String
Type The type of the target application. String
UUID The webhook event's universal unique identifier. String
Event Details The raw JSON payload returned from the Okta API for this particular event. Object
Headers The object representing the headers for the response; each key of the header will be parsed into a header string as "key: value" (Content-Type: text/plain). Object
Source The source of user-specific data. Object
Debug Context
Debug Data The information on the triggered event used for debugging; for example, returned data can include a URI, an SMS provider, or transaction ID. Object

Related topics

Okta connector

About the elements of Okta Workflows

Okta API