The app directory allows you to create a list of official external apps that members can access.

Once configured, members of the platform will have access to the app directory and will thus be able to directly access the various applications activated by the administrators.

It is possible to activate and configure the app directory from Administration → App directory.

The app directory can be configured:

  • Manually, more than 1000 apps are available

  • Via an Okta SSO solution (Single Sign On)


Configure and activate the app directory

To manually configure the app directory, in the Select the app provider, it is necessary to choose the Default (+ 1000 apps) option.

It will then be necessary to activate the app directory by clicking on Activate the feature for all users of your platform.

Once activated, you will be able to find:

  • Activated apps

  • All available apps

  • Personalized apps

You can also create your own apps and search for existing apps.

Once the module is activated, all members of the platform will have access to a new tab APPS in the left sidebar. They will find the applications that the administrators have activated and configured.

Activate and configure the default applications of your choice.

  1. Enable default apps

To select the apps you want to make available to your members.

Click on the All apps and then on the Activate for applications.

NB : You can also search directly for the application you want to activate via the search bar.

Once enabled, you will see the badge at the application level turn green. If the dot is grey, this means that the application is not activated.

2. Configuring the default applications

By default, the applications link to their corresponding main page. (For example, the Google Drive application refers to the link: https://www.google.com/drive)

You have the option of setting the link to which the activated app will refer your members.

To do this, click on the gear wheel of the application of your choice.

A pop-up window opens and you can change the opening URL link of the application.

NB: For example, you can redirect your users to a particular Drive folder or web page.


Adding a new app

If among the many default apps available, you cannot find the app you want. You have the possibility to create your own application.

To do this, click on Add a new app.

A pop-up window will open in which you can:

  • Add an image (128x128 pixel)

  • Give the application a name

  • Enter a description of your application

  • Add an access link

Once the fields have been completed, you can create it by clicking on Create.

The created custom app can be found in the Custom Apps.

You can then activate it by clicking on activate, modify it by clicking on the gear wheel or delete it via the trash.


Configure and activate the app directory via SSO OKTA

To manually configure the app directory, in the Select app provider section, choose SSO OKTA.

It will then be necessary to activate the app directory by clicking on Activate the feature for all users of your platform.

Once enabled, an OKTA SSO section will appear. It will therefore be necessary:

  • ​​to enter the OKTA domain name the OKTA

  • SSO key

Click on Save to finalize the synchronization

💡: Find more information on setting up an OKTA directory in this article.


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