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Justin AaronJustin Aaron 

Error trying to edit a deactivated user profile

When I attempt to edit the profile of a deactivated user, I see the following error:

Not found: Resource not found: 00u2ey9h42DWFTLHZSXV (User)

Is it not possible to edit deactivated users? And if not, then why doesn't the Okta Admin UI restrict me from trying or at least give a friendlier message?
Ruchir ParikhRuchir Parikh (Okta, Inc.)
Hi Justin,

Editing deactivated users is not possible, the error you are receiving when trying this is the correct response. However, we have an internal ticket to improve the Okta UI experience when an attempt is made to edit a deactivated user.

Thank you,
Ruchir Parikh
Technical Support Engineer

 
Asher RosenbergAsher Rosenberg
I have, in the past, temporarily activated, edited, then deactivated users.
 
Justin AaronJustin Aaron
Yes, I had thought of this too. I'm primarily using the Okta API, so it's not too difficult to automate this workflow.