Connect Okta to Microsoft Cloud App Security

Applies to: Microsoft Cloud App Security

This article provides instructions for connecting Microsoft Cloud App Security to your existing Okta account using the connector APIs. This connection gives you visibility into and control over Okta use. For information about how Cloud App Security protects Okta, see Protect Okta.

How to connect Okta to Cloud App Security

  1. It's recommended that you create an admin Service Account in Okta for Cloud App Security.

    Make sure you use an account with Super Admin permissions.

    Make sure your Okta account is verified.

  2. In the Okta console, click Admin.

    • Click on Security and then API.

      Okta api

    • Click Create Token.

      Okta create token

    • In the Create Token pop-up, name your Cloud App Security token, and click Create Token.

      Okta token pop-up

    • In the Token created successfully pop-up, copy the Token value.

      Okta token value

  3. In the Cloud App Security console, click Investigate and then Connected apps.

  4. In the App connectors page, click the plus button and then Okta.

    connect Okta

  5. In the pop-up, in the Domain field, enter your Okta domain and paste your Token into the Token field.

  6. Click Connect to create the token for Okta in Cloud App Security.

  7. Make sure the connection succeeded by clicking Test API.

    Testing may take a couple of minutes. After receiving a success notice, click Close.

After connecting Okta, you'll receive events for 60 days prior to connection.

If you have any problems connecting the app, see Troubleshooting App Connectors.

Next steps

If you run into any problems, we're here to help. To get assistance or support for your product issue, please open a support ticket.