Okta (API token)

Okta provides cloud software that helps companies manage and secure user authentication into applications, and for developers to build identity controls into applications, website web services, and devices.

Okta is a valuable source for discovery as it provides not only the ability to discover services and users but also to discover employee and department data.

Integration details


Integration categories

  • Single Sign-on & CASB System
  • HRIS


Authentication mechanism

  • API

Discovery Capabilities

With this integration to Okta, we determine the scope and the entities we pull to help you discover all your services and the subsequent information.

Available entitiesProductEntity descriptionOkta resource(s)
New servicesEAM, SMPService discovery is the process of automatically identifying services and applications. All discovered services are added to SMP automatically.Apps

System log
UsersSMPUsers represent all discovered people who use a specific SaaS.Users
EmployeesSMPEmployees are discovered to get a complete overview of all employees of an organization and enrich the data for each discovered user.Employees
DepartmentsSMPDepartments represent the organisational structure of an organization relate to employees. This data is used to identify where in the organization which SaaS is used.Departments

Set up Okta

To integrate OKTA as a discovery integration you need to create an Okta API token.

Please follow these instructions provided by Okta to create the token:

If you have issues with the page below, please go Okta documentation page directly.

Once you created the API token please proceed to the next step.

Integrate Okta with LeanIX

After creating the Okta API token please follow the next steps:

  1. In LeanIX SMP: Navigate to Settings > Discover Integrations, find Okta and click Add
  2. Add the Okta Domain and API token. For the domain, you can copy the admin domain and remove the -admin part).

Click Integrate and wait for the connection to be established.