Create User

Create a new user in Okta. This action commonly follows an event like User is Added to Application Membership.

See Create User for more information on creating users in Okta.

Options

Field Definition Type Required
Option Select option for the new user profile:
  • without Credentials
  • with Recovery Question
  • with Password
  • with Password & Recovery Questions
  • with Authentication Provider
  • in Group

Note: When you use a Group ID that corresponds to the default Everyone group in your Okta org, a 501 Not Implemented error occurs. This is expected behavior. All users within an Okta org are automatically added to the default Everyone group.

Dropdown TRUE

Input

Input fields vary by option but will always include the mandatory Okta profile attributes: Username, First Name, Last Name, and Primary Email. Required fields are indicated by a red asterisk.

Field Definition Type Required
Profile
Username Username of the Okta user, in email address format. String TRUE
First Name First name of the Okta user. String TRUE
Last Name Last name of the Okta user. String TRUE
Primary email Primary email address of the Okta user. String TRUE
Credentials
Question Password recovery question (must be specified if Answer is specified). String FALSE
Answer Answer to the password recovery question (must be specified if Question is specified). String FALSE
Password Password that meets minimum criteria (see documentation). String FALSE
Provider Name Name of the identity provider. Note that you must specify the directory instance name for
  • ACTIVE_DIRECTORY

  • LDAP providers

String FALSE
Provider Type Identity provider type. drop-down list FALSE
Activate
Activate User is activated upon creation (see documentation). Boolean FALSE

Output

Field Definition Type
Raw Body Raw payload returned from the Okta API. Object
ID ID of the user created in Okta. String
Status Current status of the user (STAGED, PROVISIONED, ACTIVE, RECOVERY, LOCKED_OUT, PASSWORD_EXPIRED, SUSPENDED, or DEPROVISIONED). String
Created

Date and time when the object was created.

Date & Time
Activated Timestamp when transition to ACTIVE status completed. Boolean
Status Changed Date when the user's status changed. Date & Time
Last Login Timestamp of the user's last login date. Date & Time
Last Updated Timestamp of the last user update. Date & Time
Password Changed Timestamp when password last changed. Date & Time

Related topics

Okta connector

About the elements of Okta Workflows

Guidance for Okta connector

Okta API