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Integrating Apache NiFi with Okta LDAP Groups

NiFi Security Okta LDAP

2023-01-26 • 8 minute read • David Handermann

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol supports a number of integration strategies in Apache NiFi, including authentication and authorization. LDAP can be used in conjunction with single sign-on solutions to provide user enumeration and group membership for NiFi access policies. In addition to serving as an Identity Provider using OIDC or SAML, Okta provides an LDAP interface for centralized management and retrieval of users and groups.

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Integrating Apache NiFi with Okta OIDC Authentication

NiFi Security Okta OIDC

2022-12-21 • 8 minute read • David Handermann

Apache NiFi has supported single sign-on authentication using OpenID Connect since version 1.4.0. Building on the OAuth 2.0 specification, OIDC supports delegated authentication using standard credential processing flows. The Okta identity platform provides configurable OIDC authentication, enabling centralized identity management and access policy enforcement. Okta delivers a well-documented implementation of OpenID Connect, supporting a robust authentication strategy for NiFi deployments.

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Integrating Apache NiFi with Okta SAML Authentication

NiFi Security Okta SAML

2022-11-30 • 9 minute read • David Handermann

Apache NiFi 1.13.0 introduced support for single sign-on authentication through a SAML identity provider. NiFi 1.17.0 included a refactored implementation based on Spring Security 5 while maintaining compatible points of integration. The Okta identity platform enables configurable SAML 2.0 authentication, supporting federated access as well as group management and single logout processing. Configuring Apache NiFi with Okta SAML provides a strong access management solution.

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