Bootstrap Access Gateway

This bootstrap guide describes how to deploy and configure Access Gateway to a virtual environment for development use.

Administrators can follow this guide to have a complete Access Gateway development environment when complete. You need a basic knowledge of networks and firewalls to complete this process.

Perform the following tasks to get your Access Gateway application up and running:



Access Gateway introduction Become familiar with Access Gateway and its concepts.
Install Oracle VirtualBox Install a virtualization environment. This guide uses Oracle VirtualBox. See Manage Access Gateway deployment for all currently supported virtual environments and the tasks required to deploy to each.
Deploy Access Gateway to Oracle Virtual Box Deploy Access Gateway to a supported virtualization environment.
Reset Access Gateway and verify configuration Initialize Access Gateway after first boot.
Set Access Gateway instance IP address Optional. Some installations require Access Gateway to use a fixed, known IP address.
Determine Access Gateway IP Address

Add admin host entries

Add the required DNS entries for Access Gateway to the local hosts file. If IP addresses aren't static, use the Access Gateway Management console to determine the addresses assigned by DHCP.
Initialize Access Gateway Admin UI console
Configure the Access Gateway instance with a domain for testing and development.
Configure your Okta tenant as an Identity Provider Access Gateway relies on an Okta tenant as an IdP. This task details how to configure your Okta tenant as an IDP.
Add an Access Gateway Admin UI console application
Optional. Add an Access Gateway admin application to your Okta org and assign it to a group of admins.
Add a sample header application Add a sample app to Access Gateway. Integrating apps in the core purpose of Access Gateway.
Security best practices Perform a set of tasks to secure aspects of Access Gateway.