Install the Okta Privileged Access client on Ubuntu or Debian

  1. Add the Okta Privileged Access repository key.

    curl -fsSL | gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/oktapam-2023-archive-keyring.gpg > /dev/null

  2. Create a package resource list entry. Replace DISTRIBUTION with the appropriate distribution name such as xenial, jammy, or bullseye. The distribution name for supported platforms are provided in the following table.

    echo "deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/oktapam-2023-archive-keyring.gpg] DISTRIBUTION okta" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/oktapam-stable.list




    Ubuntu 16.04 xenial

    Ubuntu 18.04 bionic

    Ubuntu 20.04 focal

    Ubuntu 22.04 jammy


    Debian 10 buster

    Debian 11 bullseye

  3. Update the list of available packages.

    sudo apt-get update

  4. Search for the Okta Privileged Access packages.

    sudo apt-cache search scaleft

  5. Install the client.

    sudo apt-get install scaleft-client-tools

  6. Install the URL handler.

    sudo apt-get install scaleft-url-handler

Next steps

Enroll the Okta Privileged Access client