Integrate with a company that uses Active Directory or LDAP

If the company you acquired uses Active Directory (AD) or Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), deploy agents to sync users and groups with the Okta parent org.


The following figure is an example of an integration between an Okta org and an acquired company that uses an external directory such as Active Directory. After you deploy agents to sync users and groups with your parent org, employees of the acquired company can access shared applications in Okta.

Okta parent company acquires a company who uses AD or LDAP.


  1. Push users from the acquired company to your company’s Okta org. See Directory integrations.

  2. Provision apps.

  3. Configure authentication enrollment policies and rules.

  4. Configure authentication policies to define access to parent org resources.

Related topics

Okta architecture for mergers and acquisitions