Best practices for high availability

Before you configure high availability for Access Gateway, follow these best practices:

  • Rest keys for all cluster members, including admin and worker instances. Go to SystemHigh AvailabilityReset Keys.
  • Confirm that the host name of each new Access Gateway instance is set. The default host name is To change the host name or verify it, open the Access Gateway Management console, and go to SystemHostname.
  • When you initially configure an Access Gateway instance, reset it to an initial state. Go to SystemReset.

See Command Line Management Console reference for more information on Access Gateway command line operations.

While configuring an Access Gateway high availability cluster, you can add your Okta tenant as an IDP at any time. Additionally, you can also add applications any time.