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Okta – Day 12 – Configuring O365 with Okta


Okta Basics Curriculum: Configure O365 with Okta

O365 is Okta’s most common integration, and the app integration has evolved enough that you can use Okta to sync with existing O365 users, or to manage them directly.

How does the integration work at a high level?

Regardless of the provisioning type you will be using, Microsoft has 3 requirements: 

  1. First, you must register your company’s public domain with your Office365 tenant. This is true for all implementations.
  2. Next, you must check that your default domain is set correctly. Again, this is true for all implementations.
  3. Finally, you need to prepare your directory. This is when you will decide if you will be using Microsoft provisioning or Okta provisioning. 

There’s a lot here – more that I can explain easily in a post – I recommend watching the Okta training videos and spending some time reading the guides if this is something that you’re going to be doing regularly.

Typical workflow for deploying O365

Overview of the integration capabilities

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