Configuring Okta Team / User Provider

Published on August 2nd, 2022

Introduction

Roadie Backstage can automatically ingest users and groups for your organisation from a few sources. One of these is Okta where you may already have all your users and groups/teams defined.

In order to use the Okta organization plugin, Roadie needs an Okta API token, and the organization URL to communicate with Okta’s APIs. On this page, you’ll learn how to set up these two fields in your Roadie Admin panel.

Steps

Step 1: Obtain an Okta API token

Obtain an Okta API token to use with Roadie Backstage.

Step 2: Set the Okta API token

Set the OKTA_TOKEN secret in the secrete manager of your Roadie Backstage Admin panel, located in the following path:

https://<tenant-name>.roadie.so/administration/settings/secrets

Step 3: Set the Okta Organization URL

Set the Okta Organization URL in the Okta configuration page of your Roadie Backstage Admin panel, located in the following path:

https://<tenant-name>.roadie.so/administration/settings/okta

Data

It will ingest a subset of data for all groups and all users in your Okta organisation.

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