The oktaauth module and command line interface allows users to authenticate with Okta and obtain a SAML assertion either from the command line or programmatically from another script.
The oktaauth CLI requires a few arguments to operate.
# obtain a SAML response from Okta
$ oktaauth --username joebloggs --server acemeinc.okta.com --apptype amazon_aws --appid exk5c0llc
The apptype and appid are provided by okta and would be seen in the url when going via a browser. For example:
There may be an easier way to obtain this. If you know then please
submit a pull request to this
Thanks to Okta for help. I borrowed a lot of code from https://github.com/okta/okta-openvpn to handle the Okta API authentication flow.
- Peter Gillard-Moss