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The external service example is now ready with code to receive and respond to an Okta call. The Okta org is now set up to call the external service using a Registration Inline Hook.
In your Okta org, you can preview the request and response JSON right from the Developer Console. You can also test the code directly with self-registering users.
To preview the Registration Inline Hook:
- Navigate to Inline Hooks (Workflow > Inline Hooks) in your Developer Console.
- Click on the Registration Inline Hook name (in this example, "Guide Registration Hook Code").
- Click the Preview tab.
- Select a user from your org in the first block titled "Configure Inline Hook request"; that is, a value for the
- From the "Preview example Inline Hook request" block, click Generate Request. You should see the user's request information in JSON format that is sent to the external service.
- From the "View service's response" block, click View Response. You will see the response from your external service in JSON format, which either allows or denies the self-registration.
To run a test of your Registration Inline Hook, go to the Okta sign-in page for your Okta org, click the "Sign Up" link, and attempt to self-register.
- If you use an allowable email domain, such as
firstname.lastname@example.org, the user registration goes through.
- If you use an incorrect email domain, the user registration is denied; review the error message, which displays the error summary from the external service code and is passed back to Okta.
Note: Review Troubleshooting hook implementations for information if encountering any setup or configuration difficulties.