Typical workflow for configuring your org

This workflow provides a sequence of configuration tasks to help you get started using Identity Engine.

Task

Description

User management Every user has a unique profile within Okta. You can manage users in groups or individually.
CSV directory integration Integrate directories like Active Directory (AD) or Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).
Administrators Assign admins to maintain all aspects of the end-user experience in your orgs.
Get started with app integrations Configure apps for your org. SSO setup docs for many apps are available from the Admin Console.
Okta browser plugin overview Configure the Okta Browser Plugin so your users can automatically sign in to applications.
Integration guides Configure the parameters of your app integrations, and then assign them to groups or individual users in your org.
Sign-on policies and rules Set an Okta sign-on policy and app sign-on policies. Identity Engine requires that the assurance in these policies is satisfied before the end user accesses an app.
Multifactor Authentication Enable the authenticators that your users must provide for verification by an application or service.
Risk scoring Risk Scoring uses a risk engine that determines the likelihood of an anomalous sign-in event.
Network Zones Network Zones define security perimeters around in which you can restrict or limit user access to your org.
ThreatInsight ThreatInsight aggregates data across the Okta customer base and uses this data to detect malicious IP addresses that attempt credential-based attacks.
Device Trust Okta Devices is a Platform Service of the Okta Identity Cloud that embeds Okta on every device.
Monitoring and reports Learn how Okta reports and System Log queries help you detect potential security risks and understand how your apps and services are consumed by end users.

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