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Add User Account (Cloud Users – Office 365 Federated)

Purpose

Creating New Users for Practice Protect and Office 365 when  Federation with Provisioning is enabled.

In this setup, user creation in Practice Protect will synchronize User creation in Office 365. You may have to purchase a license manually later on if there is no available license otherwise it will be assign to the newly created user.

Prerequisites

Instructions

  1. Login to Practice Protect  and switch to Admin Portal.
  2. Click on Users
  3. Click on Users and Enter the details highlighted on the Create Directory User page. 
  4. Select Manual on the Password Type. Please use our password generator page to generate a password. Click GENERATE and Copy the password.
  5. Go back to the Create User page and paste the generated password into the password fields.
  6. Click on Create User. 
  7. This creates the New User in Practice Protect. 
  8. Select the newly created User Account > Additional Attributes. Click on the pencil and add all the email alias required using the following format SMTP:primaryemailaddress@domain.com;smtp:alias@domain.com or SMTP:primaryemailaddress@domain.com;smtp:alias1@domain.com;smtp:alias2@domain.com… for multiple aliases Click Save.
    NOTE: Please set the proxy address accordingly. Do not forget to set the Primary Email Address as this will set as the reply address. If there are no other email aliases just set it to SMTP:primaryemailaddress@domain.com.
  9. Go to Roles > select Office 365 > Click Members > Click Add > type the name of the New User on the search field > Tick the box beside the Name and click Add. Then Click Save
  10.  Now go to Settings > Users > Outbound Provisioning.
  11. There is a scheduled synchronization as shown below on Run synchronization for all enabled application. You require to run a manual sync by selecting Office 365 on Provisioning Enabled Applications > Click on Start Sync
  12. On start Sync page, click Yes to start the Synchronization. 
  13. Click Close
  14. Once the Synchronization is complete, login to Office 365 Admin Center and refresh the user page. The newly created user will now appear.
  15. If there is an available license it will automatically be assigned to the New User otherwise purchase and assign license accordingly.
Updated on March 12, 2020

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