User Sync and Group Sync for Okta

User Sync & Group Sync app syncs user and group information from Okta to Jira and Confluence. Users, groups and directory details can by synced user group attributes. Sync can be performed manually, scheduled to run after set time intervals, or during user login.

This way the administrator only needs to manage user accounts in Okta. This reduces the administration time required to create users and groups in Atlassian modules such as Jira and Confluence.

Download And Installation

  • Log into your atlassian instance as admin.
  • Navigate to the settings menu and Click Manage Apps.
  • Click Find new apps or Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
  • Locate miniOrange User and Group Sync app.
  • Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license.
  • Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
  • Click Apply license.

Step 1: Setup Okta.

  • First of all, go to https://www.okta.com/login/ and login to your Okta organisation as a user with administrator privileges

  • Click on admin blue button and this will redirect you to admin console
  • sync users, groups and directory details using Okta into Jira and Confluence
  • Select Security ⇒ API.
  • sync users, groups and directory details using Okta into Jira and Confluence
  • Select Tokens ⇒ Create Token and enter a name for token.
  • sync users, groups and directory details using Okta into Jira and Confluence
    sync users, groups and directory details using Okta into Jira and Confluence
  • Now, Copy token value and keep it handly this will be required while setting up app in Atlassian module.
  • sync users, groups and directory details using Okta into Jira and Confluence
  • Also , Copy Okta domain URL, Your Okta domain will look like https://example.oktapreview.com, https://example.okta.com, https://example.okta-emea.com.
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Step 2: Setup User Sync & Group Sync app.

  • In this step, You will be Setup User Sync & Group Sync app. I believe you have Okta API, Okta Domain URL from Step 1 of this page. Now, proceed with the User Sync & Group Sync Configuration in Atlassian module.
  • App Name Enter unique name which you can identify in applist after configuration.
    Okta Domain URL Enter Okta Okta Domain URL. Your Okta domain url looks like example.oktapreview.com
    Okta API Enter the Okta API. You will find it from Okta Admin Dashboard->Security->API->Tokens.In case you haven't created, Click on the Create to generate a new Token for Provisioning.
    Regex on Username Enter the regex and replacement to change the username received from Cloud application. For eg: To transform demouser@gmail.com to demouser, enter (.*)@.* as regex and $1 as replacement.
    Set Scheduler Time Interval To synchronize user and group information, choose the scheduler time interval.
    Enable Import Users To import all active Okta Users with their groups.
    Enable Update Users If you wish to update existing User in Atlassian module.
    Enable/Disable Users If you wish to ativate/deactivate existing User in Atlassian module depending upon their status in Okta
    sync users, groups and directory details using Okta into Jira and Confluence
  • click on Save Settings.
  • Now you need to click on Synchronize to trigger the Sync operation.
  • Auto-sync for all user will work as per scheduler time which configured previously.
  • Single User Sync & Group Sync will work when user logging into Atlassian module.

  • sync users, groups and directory details using Okta into Jira and Confluence


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