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Joseph LantzJoseph Lantz 

How do I create a special administrative user whose password is Okta-specific and not tied to AD.

I am trying to set this up for our company. I want to okta to connect our AD to BOX for SSO.
I have an account in Okta but wanted to create an admin account for this AD Agent setup and not sure how it needs to be done.
Jim MolléJim Mollé (Okta, Inc.)
Hi Joseph... sounds like you just need to create an Okta mastered service account and assign it Super Admin rights within Okta. That account could then be used to create the API Access token associated with your AD when you do your AD integration with Okta. 

To create this account, go to Directory > People, then click on Add Person. Once the account is active, you can assign the Super Admin role to that account. 

During your AD integration (or when reinstalling the AD Agent) when prompted to access your Okta Org, use this Super Admin Okta Service Account to sign in.
Silviu MuraruSilviu Muraru (Okta, Inc.)
Hi, Joseph!

My colleague here, Jim Molle, explained it the best.
Please follow his advice above and in case you are going to need any further help on this matter feel free to create a case with us.
Also, remember that the specific token can expire should you not use it for one month.

Wish you all the best in your work, Joseph!


Silviu Muraru
Technical Support Engineer | Okta