Okta API: Bulk user creation using Powershell

Skip the blog & Jump to Sample Code Okta has a very good admin interface which allows to do most of the admin activities. But things can become hectic if you have to do bulk activities like create users, groups, add users to groups etc. This post is about creating users in bulk using Okta … Continue reading Okta API: Bulk user creation using Powershell

SharePoint 2013/2016/2019: Use CSOM in SharePoint Site with multiple authentication schemes

Scenario I have a SharePoint site collection which has multiple authentication schemes (say Windows NTLM, Azure AD, Okta, ADFS or any other 3rd party Identity provider) on same URL. Now when I try to connect to that site using CSOM, I will get below 403 forbidden error from SharePoint: The remote server returned an error: … Continue reading SharePoint 2013/2016/2019: Use CSOM in SharePoint Site with multiple authentication schemes

Single Sign On in Office 365-SharePoint Online by bypassing Home Realm Discovery page

This blog explains techniques to acheive single sign on in your office 365 tenant by bypassing Office 365 Home realm discovery(a.k.a HRD--> https://login.microsoftonline.com ) page.If your Office 365 setup does not have the following setup then this blog does not apply to you: AAD with Federated identity with third party Identity provider such as ADFS/CA … Continue reading Single Sign On in Office 365-SharePoint Online by bypassing Home Realm Discovery page

Console application for SAML authenticated SharePoint 2013 sites

One of the trickiest thing I came across last couple of days is to run my console application using CSOM ┬áto connect to a SAML Authenticated SharePoint site. In my case the authentication provider was CA SiteMinder. ┬áThere are many techniques to connect to SAML authenticated sites using CSOM. Below are some of them which … Continue reading Console application for SAML authenticated SharePoint 2013 sites