Add an Oracle AccessGate application

The purpose of this tutorial is to step through the process of setting up an Oracle Access Gate application through the Access Gateway Admin UI console.


Before you begin

Ensure that:

  • Access Gateway is installed and configured for use. See Manage Access Gateway deployment.
  • Access Gateway has been configured to use your Okta tenant as IDP.See Configure your Okta tenant as an Identity Provider for more information about configuring your Okta tenant as an IDP.
  • You have administrator rights on your Okta tenant and can assign applications to users and create groups.
  • An external Oracle Access Gate application that requires protection.
  • The external app version is supported. Oracle Access Gate supported versions include:
    • v10g or later
  • Appropriate DNS entries for both the legacy application and the exposed new URL exist.
  • Appropriate DNS entries for both the protected application and the external URL exist. For example:
    https://access-gate.externalexample.comExternal or customer facing application URL.

    Internal or protected application URL of Oracle EBS Access Gate.

  • Access information for the OID instance is available, including:
    Name of OID HostThe resolvable name of the machine hosting OID.
    OID Port

    OID Port

    Bind Name/password

    The binding name and password on the OID host.


    User search attribute and base.

This application is part of a class of applications which exchange user information using header variables. See Add a generic header application for more information about the Access Gateway generic header application.

Access Gateway also provides a sample header application. See Add a sample header application.

Typical workflow



Create a containing group
  • Best practice, create an optional group to be assigned to the application.
Create application
  • Create an Oracle AccessGate application.
Test the application
  • Test the application using header and policy simulation.