Getting Started with Okta
What you'll learn
- Integrate Okta into an existing organization
- Identify features and functions of Okta
- Create and configure user accounts within Okta
- Integrate external directories
- Create and manage groups
- Configure applications for secure access
- Configure password policies
- Configure multi-factor authentication
- Basic understanding of Identity and Access Management
- Basic familiarity with Active Directory
- Basic networking knowledge
- Access to an Okta org (free trial is fine)
- Access to a virtual machine to complete hands-on lab activities
Getting Started with Okta is a foundation-level course geared toward System Administrators or anyone responsible for configuring, integrating, and managing Okta.
Students who complete this course will know how to create, import, and configure users and applications in Okta. Students will also know how to configure directory integrations, multi-factor authentication, and self-service for end users after completing this course. After completing this course, students will also be able to create and manage groups, group rules, password policies, and sign-on policies.
Although this course is not intended, specifically, for exam preparation, everything that you learn in this course can be used to prepare for the Okta Certified Administrator exam.
What's Included in this Course:
Almost 3 Hours of Video Lessons / Demonstrations
20 Written Instructional Articles / Lessons
4+ Hours of Step-by-Step Hands-On Practice Exercises
Students will learn how to:
Integrate Okta into an existing organization
Identify the features and functions of Okta
Create and configure user accounts within Okta
Integrate Okta with AD and LDAP
Create and manage groups
Configure applications for secure access
Configure password policies and multi-factor authentication
To be successful in this course, you should have:
Basic understanding of Identity and Access Management (IAM)
Basic familiarity with Active Directory
Basic networking knowledge
To complete the practice exercises in this course, you should sign up for a free 30-day Okta trial
Access to a live Active Directory forest is also helpful, but not necessary to complete the course
Who this course is for:
- System Administrators
- Anyone responsible for setting up Okta
- Anyone Seeking the Okta Certified Administrator Certification
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