Federating with AWS IAM Identity Center (successor to AWS Single Sign-On) enables an Okta sign-in experience to AWS and a single way to manage access to the AWS console, AWS command line interface, and AWS IAM Identity Center enabled applications centrally, across all your AWS Organizations accounts. Administrators can federate Okta to AWS IAM Identity Center once and configure roles and access centrally in AWS IAM Identity Center. AWS IAM Identity Center then provisions roles, assignments, and trust configurations automatically across multiple AWS accounts. After authenticating with their Okta credentials, end users can see and access their assigned AWS accounts and roles as well as their AWS IAM Identity Center enabled applications.
Add this integration to enable authentication and provisioning capabilities.
- Event Hooks
- Inbound Federation
- Outbound Federation
- SAML Security Assertion Markup Language is an open standard for exchanging authentication and authorization data between an identity provider (IdP) and a service provider (SP) that does not require credentials to be passed to the service provider.
- Workflow Templates
- Workflows Connectors
- SWA Secure Web Authentication is a Single Sign On (SSO) system developed by Okta to provide SSO for apps that don't support proprietary federated sign-on methods, SAML or OIDC.
- OIDC OpenID Connect is an extension to the OAuth standard that provides for exchanging Authentication data between an identity provider (IdP) and a service provider (SP) and does not require credentials to be passed from the Identity Provider to the application.
- Create Creates or links a user in the application when assigning the app to a user in Okta.
- Update Okta updates a user's attributes in the app when the app is assigned. Future attribute changes made to the Okta user profile will automatically overwrite the corresponding attribute value in the app.
- Attribute Sourcing The application can be defined as the source of truth for a full user profile or as the source of truth for specific attributes on a user profile.
- Deactivate Deactivates a user's account in the app when it is unassigned in Okta or their Okta account is deactivated. Accounts can be reactivated if the app is reassigned to a user in Okta.
- Sync Password Push either the users Okta password or a randomly generated password to the app. This feature is not required for all federated applications as user authentication takes place in Okta, however some apps still require a password.
- Group Push Push existing Okta groups and their memberships to the application. Groups can then be managed in Okta and changes are reflected in the application.
- Group Linking Link Okta groups to existing groups in the application. Simplifies onboarding an app for Okta provisioning where the app already has groups configured.
- Schema Discovery Import the user attribute schema from the application and reflect it in the Okta app user profile. Allows Okta to use custom attributes you have configured in the application that were not included in the basic app schema.
- Attribute Writeback When the application is used as a profile master it is possible to define specific attributes to be sourced from another location and written back to the app. For example the user profile may come from Active Directory with phone number sourced from another app and written back to Active Directory.
AWS IAM Identity Center Connector actions
- Add AWS Entitlements
- List AWS Entitlements
- Remove All AWS Entitlements
- List Instances
- Remove AWS Entitlements
AWS Multi-Account Access
Manage AWS Multi-Account Access Entitlements