Kong and Okta Introspection Flow

Okta and Kong Konnect Part 3: Introspection Flow

In our third Kong and Okta tutorial, we’ll go through the introspection flow implementation. Learn more about Konnect and start a free trial.

• Introspection Flow Overview (0:34)

• Set Up the Okta App (1:17)

• Apply OIDC (1:31)

• Test with Insomnia (2:29)

 

The introspection flow is part of the token validation process. Kong Gateway evaluates the injected token at the request processing time to see if it’s still valid to the upstream services. The evaluation hits a specific Okta endpoint, passing the received token. Based on the response provided by Okta, Kong Gateway accepts or rejects the request.

 

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