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Okta and OpenID Connect

Audience: Application Admins

Content Summary: This page outlines the requirements and process for adding OpenID Connect as your IAM in Immuta.


  • Administrator account in Okta.

Supported Features

Immuta's OpenID Connect integration supports the following features

  • Service Provider (SP)-Initiated Authentication (SSO) Flow
  • Identity Provider (IDP)-Initiated Authentication (SSO) Flow

Configuration Steps

1 - Add the Immuta Application in Okta

  1. Log in to Okta as an Admin, navigate to the Applications tab, and click Add Application.

    Add Application

  2. Search for Immuta in the search bar and click Add.

    Add Immuta

  3. Choose a name for your integration and click Next. Then select the OpenID Connect button.

  4. Scroll down and enter the Base URL for your Immuta tenant.

  5. Enter the IAM ID for your Immuta OIDC integration (if you have not created an IAM ID, you will complete that step in the next section).

  6. Click Done and once the page reloads, navigate back to the Sign On tab and copy down the Client ID and Client secret.

    Client ID and Secret

2 - Add OpenID Connect in Immuta

  1. Log in to Immuta and click the App Settings icon in the left sidebar.

  2. Click the Add IAM button and enter a Display Name.

  3. Select OpenID from the Identity Provider Type dropdown menu.

  4. If required, navigate back to Okta and enter the IAM ID below the Base URL then complete the steps from the Okta section.

    Okta sign on

3 - Configure OpenID Connect

  1. In the Identity Management section of the Immuta console, enter the Client ID and Client Secret you copied from Okta in the previous section.

  2. Enter the following URL in the Discover URL field: https://<>/.well-known/openid-configuration.

  3. Opt to add additional Scopes.

  4. Opt to Enable SCIM support for OpenID by clicking the checkbox, which will generate a SCIM API Key.
  5. In the Profile Schema section, map attributes in OpenID to automatically fill in a user's Immuta profile. Note: Fields that you specify in this schema will not be editable by users within Immuta.
  6. Opt to Allow Identity Provider Initiated Single Sign On to use the IDP-Initiated SSO feature by selecting the checkbox.
  7. Opt to Migrate Users from another IAM by selecting the checkbox.

4 - Test Connection and Save Configuration

  1. Click the Test Connection button.
  2. Once the connection is successful, click the Test User Login button.
  3. Click Save.