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Okta can join any character to any application on any device. It is an enterprise-grade identity management tool that can be used with various on-premises applications. Okta allows IT to manage any employee’s access and equipment. Okta works in cloud on a secure, reliable, and largely audited platform that combines well with on-premises applications, records and identity management practices. Let’s take a look at some of our most valuable learning resources to assist you in your preparation as an Okta Certified consultant.
A brief description of the Okta Certified Consultants
Okta Certified Consultants have the technical skills to perform the Okta service in a variety of configurations. The Okta is used by many well-known applications such as Box, G Suite and Office 365. They have also been trained and have experience in building complex Okta integrations, including multi-domain and multiforest conditions, advanced single sign-on (SSO), and inbound alliances with the Okta. Consultants also have practical knowledge about Okta APIs as well as system configuration options.
Knowledge is required
The Okta Consultant credential is open to individuals who have the Okta Certified Administrator credential, and are involved in implementing Okta. The Okta Certified Consultant credential requires that applicants meet the following minimum requirements:
Expertise in security administration for Identity and Access Management for 5+ years
6 months of experience in implementing the Okta
Completed Okta Technical Consult Bootcamp 1 and 2 or equivalent
60 discrete multiple-choice questions will be asked in the Okta Consultant exam. The exam takes approximately 90 minutes to complete. The exam will cost $300 (USD). This exam will also include 2 case studies.
Advanced Sourcing
Configuration flow and setup for “As a source”
Configuring attribute-level sourcing and the priority for profile sources in Okta org – About attribute-level sourcing
Understanding the priority of profile sources in Okta org- profile sourcing, and Attribute level sourcing
Advanced Sourcing Theories
Understanding advanced sourcing architecture. How to deploy, test, troubleshoot, and troubleshoot advanced sourcing configurations.
Data Migration Strategy
Understanding the data migration patterns and the steps to migrate user data from an existing system to Okta. Okta User Migration Guide
HR-as-a-Source (situations)
How to deploy, test, and troubleshoot sourcing configurations. This includes the HR as a Source options such as API, OIN, CSV directory and flow of attribute data
Profile Mappings (Profile editor)
Okta Expression Language Overview – Mapping attributes from the source systems to target systems, how you can identify attribute transformations and troubleshoot common issue with attribute mapping.
Implementing Advanced SSO Strategies
Advanced SAML implementation scenarios
How to use the SAML Wizard and how you can do attribute mappings on SAML assertions. – Using App Integration Wizard
Advanced Server Access and Overview
Advanced Server Access Administration is a way to understand and speak about its use cases. Advanced Server Access Setup Introduction, Server Access
OIDC Flows
Knowing the OAuth2.0 roles of the authorization server, resource server, and resource owner Authenticationapi vs OAuth2.0 vs OpenID Connect, and OAuth2.0
The many OIDC flows can be used based on the type and purpose of the application.
Okta RADIUS Agent to an SSO Solution
Knowing when to use the Okta Radius Agent (Example: To skip MFA on sign in prompt)