Okta 3rd party authentication
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    Okta 3rd party authentication

      Article summary

      In order to enable Okta as a login option for the end users, you will need to do the following:

      1. Log in to your Okta dashboard
      2. At the top right corner, click Admin
      3. Head to the Applications section and select Applications
      4. Click on Create App Integration and select OIDC - OpenID Connect option
      5. At the bottom of the page, choose Web Application
      6. Click Next. That should open the New Web App Integration window
      7. Set the application name as NordLayer
      8. In the Sign-in redirect URls field, enter:
      1. Customize the Assignments section based on your need and click Save
      2. Now you should be redirected to the General page of the application that you've just created. Copy Client ID and Client secret values
      3. Click on the Sign On tab
      4. Copy your Issuer and Audience parameters

      Once you have copied all these values, you can head to the Service Management Portal on our website and navigate to Settings - Login options. By choosing Okta you will be prompted to enter five values as follows:

      • Client ID- value copied from OKTA dashboard
      • Client Secret - value copied from OKTA dashboard
      • Issuer - https://your-okta-domain.com (value copied from OKTA dashboard)

      Once you submit this information, your organization members will now have the ability to log into the NordLayer application or the NordLayer Control Panel using Okta SSO.

      Settings - Login methods - Okta parameters 3.png

      • Single-Sign-ON (SSO) will be enabled on Control Panel, VPN apps and Browser Extension
      • You can have multiple SSO options listed for authentication
      • It is possible to remove email & password authentication, leaving SSO as the only option to sign in

      Other available SSO providers include Azure, Google, JumpCloud and OneLogin. You can set them up in the Service Management Portal by following these guides:

      Note: In case you have any questions or are experiencing any issues, please feel free to contact our 24/7 customer support team.

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