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How to authenticate Okta for use with Tines

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Written by Fergal Collins
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First, get an Okta API key:

  1. From the Okta dashboard screen, go to Security > API > Token or get there directly by visiting https://{{ your_okta_domain }}

  2. Give the token a descriptive name, then click “Create token”

  3. Copy the “Token Value” and click “OK, got it"

Next, create an Okta credential in Tines

  1. Login to your Tines tenant

  2. Navigate to the team that will be using the API and click Credential

  3. Click + New Credential and select Text

  4. Input the values for the credential

    1. Name: Required

    2. Description: Optional

    3. Value: API Key

  5. Optional

    1. Domains: Ensure this credential can only be used when making HTTP requests to specific domains.

    2. Access: What other teams can also use the API

Lastly, create an Okta resource in Tines

  1. Navigate to the team you will be using the Okta API and click Resources

  2. Click + New Resource

  3. Input the values for the resource.

    1. Name: Required

    2. Description: Optional

    3. Builder: Replace “text” with your Okta domain. If your login URL is then replace “text" with “

  4. Click Save Resource

For more on creating credentials in Tines, click here.

You can find a selection of Okta stories in the Tines story library.

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