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Generate Auth0 Access Token via Okta Workflows

Okta Workflows makes it easy to automate identity processes at scale – without writing code. Using the if-this-then-that logic, Okta’s pre-built connector library and the ability to connect to any publicly available API, anyone can innovate with Okta.

The Customer Identity Cloud (aka Auth0 Identity Platform), a product unit within Okta, takes a modern approach to identity and enables organizations to provide secure access to any application, for any user. Auth0 is a highly customizable platform that is as simple as development teams want, and as flexible as they need. In todays product landscape, it’s becoming more common to see both Okta and Auth0 working together as there are many benefits in facilitating integration.

In this scenario, it’s likely that Okta Workflows will be calling the Auth0 Management API v2. The primary way that this API is called is by passing an Access Token in the Authorization header. This blog entry looks at how we can generate an Access Token via Okta Workflows using the client credential flow. The Client Credential flow is designed for Machine to Machine communication.

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