Okta LDAP Agent version history

This page displays current and past versions of the Okta LDAP Agent. This page is updated whenever a new version of the agent is released.

To download the latest agent, from your Administrator Dashboard, select SettingsDownloads and scroll to the agent you want. Click Download and run the installer.


Version

Description

Release

5.19.1

This version of the agent contains fixes for the expiring signature error that prevented agents from auto-updating to the newest LDAP agent version.

2024.01.1

5.19.0 This version of the agent contains:
  • Security enhancements.

  • Configurable fipsMode setting. Users can now enable or disable FIPS-supported encryption algorithms.

For Linux agents, to revert to an older version of the agent, you must uninstall version 5.19.0 and then reinstall the older version.

2023.12.0

5.18.0 This version of the agent contains:
  • Security enhancements.

The LDAP Agent auto-update feature isn't capable of deploying all security enhancements that are introduced in version 5.18. To completely deploy all security enhancements from this release, all LDAP agents running version 5.17 or earlier must be uninstalled, and version 5.18 must be manually installed. See Install the Okta LDAP Agent.

2023.09.0

5.17.0 This version of the agent contains:
  • Migration of the Windows installer from Internet Explorer to Edge
  • The service OktaLDAPAgent stop command now correctly terminates agents installed on Red Hat and CentOS platforms
  • Security enhancements
2023.07.0
5.16.0 This version of the agent contains:
  • Use of FIPS 140-2 validated cryptographic security modules

    • bc-fips: Version 1.0.2.3

    • bcpkix-fips: Version 1.0.6

    • bctls-fips: Version 1.0.13

  • Support for LDAP agent auto update

    • This version allows support for LDAP agent auto-update. Stay tuned for the self-service EA feature within Okta that will enable LDAP agent auto-update when available.

    • Upon agent installation on Linux platforms, we now grant the OktaLDAPService user permission to automatically install the newest agent version using the auto-update feature.

  • Bug fixes

  • Security enhancements

2023.03.0

5.15.0

This version of the agent contains:

  • Security enhancements

2022.10.0

5.14.0

This version of the agent contains:

  • Security fixes

2022.07.0

5.13.0

This version of the agent contains:

  • An upgraded version of Amazon Corretto

  • Security fixes

  • Improved handling of exception in poller thread

  • Bug fixes

2022.06.0

5.12.0

This version of the agent contains:

  • Okta Military Cloud support

2022.03.0

5.11.0

This version of the agent contains:

  • Support for Proxy Authorization Control version 2 (2.16.840.1.113730.3.4.18). Users who are required to change their password after it is reset by an admin are no longer prompted twice for their password when accessing the End-User Dashboard. This new functionality is available only with LDAP services that support Proxy Authorization Control version 2. To enable this feature, contact Okta support.
  • Internal improvements and bug fixes.

2022.02.0

5.10.0

This version of the agent contains:

  • Range attribute retrieval for group membership attributes
  • Real-time synchronization for user profiles, groups, and group memberships. To enable this functionality, contact Okta Support.
  • Expired password reset support for the eDirectory LDAP service (Okta Identity Engine)
  • Bug fixes

2021.11.0

5.9.0

This version of the agent contains:

  • Government Community Cloud support

2021.10.0

5.8.0

This version of the agent contains:

  • Password expiry warning support for Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition (ODSEE), Oracle Unified Directory (OUD), OpenDJ, and SunOne 5.2 LDAP directory services

2021.08.0

5.7.2

This version of the agent contains:

  • Support for LDAP group password policies
  • Internal improvements and security fixes

  • Bug fixes

2021.03.0

5.7.1

This version of the agent contains internal improvements and security fixes.

2021.01.0

5.7.0

This version of the agent contains:

  • Support for LDAP group password policies
  • Bug fixes
2020.08.0
5.6.6 This version of the agent contains the same functionality as 5.6.5. Some default settings have been updated. 2020.07.0
5.6.5

This version of the agent contains:

  • Internal improvements, including updating the JDK to Amazon Coretto
  • eDirectory support
2020.05.0
5.6.4 This version of the agent contains internal improvements. 2020.04.0
5.6.3

This version of the agent contains:

  • Oracle Directory Server Enterprise Edition (ODSEE) support
2020.02.0
5.6.2

This version of the agent contains:

  • Internal improvements, including updating the JDK to Amazon Coretto
  • eDirectory support
2019.09.2
5.6.1 This version of the agent contains internal improvements. 2019.07.0
5.6.0 This version of the agent contains internal improvements. 2019.06.0
5.5.7

This Early Access release includes incremental import improvements:

  • A new System Log event fires when the modifyTimestamp attribute in LDAP is null for users or group, which causes incremental import to be converted to a full import. One event per import session will be logged.

  • Bug fixes for incremental import.
2019.04.00
5.5.6 This Early Access release introduces signed RPM files, allowing you to verifying the authenticity of the RPM file using the provided Public GPG key. For details, see Verify the Okta LDAP agent download 2019.03.01
5.5.5

This Early Access release contains:

  • Support for a configurable number of agent polling threads

  • Internal fixes
2019.03.0
5.5.4 This Early Access release contains internal and bug fixes. 2019.01.2
5.5.3

This Early Access release contains the following fixes:

  • Changes to the debug logging levels were not captured

  • Okta authentication with JIT failed when the user ID contained ASCII extended characters.
  • Agent did not recognize pwd expired error for ODSEE server
2018.41
5.5.2 This Early Access release implements back-end changes that improve how the agent behaves during disaster recovery. 2018.35
5.5.1 This Early Access release fixes an issue where wrong data format was being sent during password reset when AD LDS was configured to use userPassword instead of unicodePwd for the Password Attribute field. 2018.31
5.4.7

This Early Access release includes the following:

  • bug fix: ASCII extended character was getting converted to normal ASCII character in the user’s DN
  • internal improvements
2018.30
5.4.6 This Generally Available release provides internal fixes to the installer. 2018.14
5.4.5 This Early Access release includes internal fixes to the installer. 2018.12
5.4.4

This Early Availability version of the agent includes the following:

  • fixed a problem with the Okta connection not being closed in certain error cases
  • fixed a problem with incremental imports which occurred after upgrading to a new agent version
2018.07
5.4.3

This EA agent contains internal improvements and these bug fixes:

  • OKTA-142217 – After an LDAP provisioning error, the system required a reboot and the LDAP configuration could not be updated.
  • OKTA-147299 – Okta authentication with Just In Time (JIT) failed when the user ID contained some non-ASCII extended characters.
  • OKTA-142973 – Just In Time (JIT) provisioning was automatically enabled after modifying LDAP integrations settings.
2018.05
5.4.2

The LDAP agent version 5.4.2 is now available. This version provides support for customers using Oracle Internet Directory, fixing bugs, and making optimizations to:

  • Incremental imports
  • Agent installation
  • Updated LDAP Agent default settings. For agent upgrades, your current state of enablement is preserved.

For the version history, see the Okta Java LDAP Agent Version History.

2017.49
5.4.1

These updates provide support for customers using Oracle Internet Directory, fixing bugs and making optimizations to:

  • Incremental Imports
  • Agent Installation
2017.40
5.4.0 This new version of the LDAP agent supports incremental imports. This feature improves performance by only importing users that were created, updated, or deleted since your last import. 2017.35
5.3.12 This release provides the same functionality as 5.3.10. Some default settings have been updated. 2017.31
5.3.11

This release provides improvements in handling special characters in the DN during LDAP setting validation.

2017.27
5.3.10

This release provides various improvements to the agent log, as well as fixes to the following issues:

  • Imports from LDAP failed in some orgs due to way the Okta LDAP agent handled unicode characters.
  • Imports from LDAP failed in some orgs due to randomly dropped connections between the LDAP agent and Okta.

2017.23
5.3.9 This release improves ability to import large number of users by streaming LDAP objects during import. 2017.11
5.3.8 This release provides internal improvements. 2016.45
5.3.7 This release provides internal logging improvements. 2016.38
5.3.6 This release fixes an error that occurred when creating users in LDAP. 2016.32
5.3.5 This release provides additional diagnostic information for use by Okta engineering. 2016.22
5.3.4 This release adds a diagnostic message for use by Okta engineering. 2016.19
5.3.3 This release fixes an issue in which Office 365 users were deprovisioned following an LDAP import. 2016.12
5.3.2 This release includes an option that lets admins disable SSL certificate pinning, which may be necessary to allow new installations to complete in environments where SSL certificate pinning prevents communication with the Okta server.
For more information, see Installing and Configuring the LDAP Agent.
2016.06
5.3.1 This release provides support for SSL certificate pinning. For more information, see Installing and Configuring the LDAP Agent. 2016.01
5.3.0 This release provides the following enhancements:
  • In supported versions of LDAP, end users can change and reset their LDAP passwords in Okta. (Pre-5.3.0 agent must be uninstalled before installing version 5.3.0.) See Reset a user password.
  • Allows Okta's On-Premises Provisioning agent and Java LDAP agent to be installed on the same machine.
2015.48
5.2.5 This version was released to achieve version consistency. It contains no functional differences from the previous release. 2015.39
5.2.4 This release fixes a potential security vulnerability. For more information, see Installing and Configuring the LDAP Agent. 2015.38
5.2.2 This release fixed an issue that prevented the agent from installing. 2015.37
5.2.1 This release added a diagnostic string that contains agent version and OS information. 2015.33
5.2.0 Introduced the General Availability (GA) release of version 5.2.0. This release incorporated the following major enhancements:
  • Support for AD LDS directories
  • A new Validate Configuration section in the setup page
  • Password reset flows
  • New Windows and Linux installers

In support of this GA release, we also changed the agent versioning scheme. Going forward, Okta began incrementing the version based on the 5.x.x convention instead of the former 1.x.x convention.

2015.31
1.2.9 This update improved the diagnostic messages that are sent to the Okta service. 2015.29
1.2.8 This update fixed an issue that prevented users who needed to change their LDAP password from logging in to their Okta org for the first time via JIT. This update also includes JRE version 1.8.0. 2015.27
1.2.7 This update fixed an issue that prevented the agent from running on Linux RHEL 6.3. Additionally, we fixed an issue for ADLDS directories where the agent prevented users from changing their passwords. 2015.24
1.2.6 This update added support for using the objectGUID attribute as a unique identifier. 2015.20
1.2.5 This update provided improved registration error messages. 2015.18
1.2.4 This update fixed some issues in which an agent upgrade required admins to uninstall the existing agent manually before installing the new agent. Additionally, we fixed an issue that prevented the installation from completing on Debian systems. 2015.16
1.0.0.7 Internal Update 6/17/14
1.0.0.0 Introduces the Java LDAP Agent rpm installer. 12/10/13

Note: After October 13, 2014, releases are named by release number; prior to that, they are named by release date. Release numbers indicate the year and week in which the release became available. Occasionally, there are gaps in the numbers.