Universal Logout revocations

Early Access release

This topic describes which cookies and tokens Universal Logout revokes when you configure Continuous Access or the Entity risk policy to sign users out of Okta, their apps, or both.

Okta artifacts for SaaS and Okta apps

This table lists the artifacts that Okta issues to Software as a Service (SaaS) and Okta apps and the circumstances in which Universal Logout clears them.

Each app manages the cookies and tokens that it issues. See the documentation for an app for information on its cookies and tokens.

Admins can manually clear user sessions. Universal Logout clears session cookies, refresh tokens, access tokens, and ID tokens.

Artifact
Entity risk policy violation
Global session policy violation
Authentication policy violation*
Session cookies
Refresh tokens
Access tokens
ID tokens

* — If an app triggers an authentication policy failure, only its cookies and tokens are revoked.

Okta user session management tokens

This table lists the tokens that Okta issues for its own session management, password resets, and account unlocking and the circumstances in which Universal Logout clears them.

Admins can manually clear user sessions. Universal Logout clears state tokens, password reset tokens, and account unlock tokens.

Artifact
Entity risk policy violation
Global session policy violation
Authentication policy violation
State tokens
Password reset tokens
Account unlock tokens

Okta artifacts for on-behalf-of-user scenarios

This table lists the artifacts that Okta issues on behalf of the user to authenticate in other systems and the circumstances in which Universal Logout clears them.

Admins can manually clear user sessions. Universal Logout clears SSWS (API) tokens.

Artifact
Entity risk policy violation
Global session policy violation
Authentication policy violation
Custom authorization servers
SSWS tokens (API tokens)

Related topics

Universal Logout

Configure Universal Logout for third-party apps

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