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Paul LavignePaul Lavigne 

What are the ramifications of changing the Okta username format from email address to SAM accountname?

When I initially set up my first apps and synchronized to my AD, I decided to use the email address as the Okta Username.

Now, because of testing efforts with a new application we are developing internally, I may need to change it to something the SAM Account name. None of the test accounts need or have email addresses, and there are reason why we would like to leave that attribute blank.

At the moment, the only two apps I have are configured for users to be automatically logged in when they go to the respective URLs.

What would be the ramifications for changing the Okta username format?
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Raja NejemRaja Nejem (Okta, Inc.)
The Okta username format controls how the users log in to the Okta portal itself.  You can configure the username individually for each app as well.  You can configure the username of the app under the Signon tab in the application itself.

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Raja NejemRaja Nejem (Okta, Inc.)
The Okta username format controls how the users log in to the Okta portal itself.  You can configure the username individually for each app as well.  You can configure the username of the app under the Signon tab in the application itself.
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Paul LavignePaul Lavigne
That's what I thought, and was essentially what I was hoping.

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Tanay Shankar PandeyTanay Shankar Pandey
Hi Raja,
Is there any way to change the Okta Username format to change the username with which users login to okta portal