How To Search for Groups Using Custom Search Criteria in Okta Workflows

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On to the question. 

How to search for groups using custom search criteria?

The Okta – Search Groups card allows to search for groups in your organization using a custom search criteria.

In this example, the card will return all groups that start with No-code.

Search groups

The Custom Search Criteria field has:

  • – path to the group name
  • sw – starts with

Note: You need to show the Custom Search Criteria field when adding the card, or click ⚙️ > Choose fields after the card has been added.

Testing the card returns two groups that start with No-code:

Search result

In addition to sw (starts with) operator, you can use other operators:

Search operators

Ok, one more thing. Need to create a custom list filter? Check our the guide below.

Learn How to Create a Custom List Filter in Okta Workflows

More resources to help you learn:

🗂 Join the weekly community office hours to get help

📺 Short how-to Workflows videos to help you become a better automation builder.

🍿 A collection of helpful Workflows tips.

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