Deploy Access Gateway for development environments

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

You need a basic knowledge of networks and firewalls to complete these tasks.



Introduction to Access Gateway Learn the basic concepts of Access Gateway.
Install Oracle VirtualBox

Install a virtualization environment.

This guide uses Oracle VirtualBox for instructional purposes. See Manage Access Gateway deployment for list of all virtual environments that Access Gateway supports and instructions to deploy to each.

Deploy the Access Gateway OVA file to Oracle VirtualBox Deploy Access Gateway to a virtual environment.
Reset Access Gateway and verify configuration Initialize Access Gateway after its 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 the Access Gateway Admin UI console
Configure the Access Gateway instance with a domain for testing and development.
Configure an Identity Provider in Access Gateway

Configure your Okta org as an Identity Provider.

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.
Access Gateway security best practices

Secure your Access Gateway instance.