Acronyms You Need to Know When Working with Okta

Complete list of Okta acronyms.

AD – Active Directory

AIW – Application Integration Wizard

ALM – Attribute Level Mastering

BYOD – Bring Your Own Device

CSV – Comma Separated Value

DSSO – Desktop Single Sign On

EA – Early Access

HTTPS – Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure

IAM – Identity and access management

IDaaS – Identity as a Service

IDM – Identity Management

IdP – Identity Provider

ISV – Independent Software Vendors

IWA - Integrated Windows Authentication

JIT – Just-in-time

LDAP – Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

MFA – Multifactor Authentication

OAN - Okta Application Network

OAuth – Open Authorization

OIDC – OpenID Connect

OIN – Okta Integration Network

OMM – Okta Mobility Management

OTP – One Time Pass Token

OU – Organizational Unit

SaaS – Software-as-as-service

SAM - The Security Account Manager

SAML – Security Assertion Markup Language

SCIM – System for Cross-Domain Identity Management

SP – Service Provider

SSoT – Single Source of Truth

SWA – Secure Web Authentication for SSO

UD – Universal Directory

UPN – User Principal Name

USG – Universal Security Group

VPN – Virtual Private Network

WS-Fed – Web Services Federation is also referred to as Microsoft version of SAML.

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