Integrate with Microsoft Office 365

To allow users sign in using their enterprise credentials to share documents from their Microsoft OneDrive for Business folders, the Polycom Cloud Service supports integration with your Microsoft Office 365 service.

Integration with your Microsoft Office 365 service consists of three basic steps:

  1. Retrieving some information from your Polycom Cloud Service administration account required for the integration (Redirect URLs for the Authentication and Document Service provider).
  2. With the assistance of your company’s Microsoft Azure Active Directory administrator, registering the Polycom Cloud Service as a trusted web application that allows users to sign in and access their OneDrive for Business folders and files.
  3. Using information returned from this registration, configuring the Authentication and Document Service provider in your Polycom Cloud Service administration account.
You can use the following detailed steps to complete the integration:

Procedure

  1. Sign in to the Polycom Cloud Service Administration portal.
  2. You need to get the authentication provider redirect URL to use.
    1. Go to Authentication Provider.
    2. Click Logo image.(Inactive).
    3. In the configuration section once it displays, click the Copy to Clipboard Icon image. icon at the end of the Redirect URL field and paste it in a secure location and save it for future use.
    4. Click Cancel.
  3. You need to get the Document Services redirect URL to use.
    1. Go to Document Services.
    2. Click Logo image.(Inactive)
    3. In the configuration section once it displays, click the Copy to Clipboard Icon image. icon at the end of the Redirect URL field and paste it in a secure location and save it for future use.
    4. Click Cancel.
  4. Once you have saved the Redirect URLs, provide them to your Microsoft Azure Active Directory administrator. Ask the Active Directory administrator to perform an App registration of the Polycom Cloud Service within your company’s Microsoft Azure Active Directory. Your Active Directory administrator can use the Redirect URLs by referring to the following mapping table (The app registration can be performed via the Microsoft Azure portal https://portal.azure.com).
    Table 1. Polycom Cloud Service URLs and Microsoft Azure Active Directory URLs
    Polycom Cloud Service URLs Microsoft Azure Active Directory URLs
    Authentication Provider>Redirect URL App registration > Sign-on URL
    Document Services > Redirect URL App registration > Settings > GENERAL > Reply URLs
    As part of the App registration, ask your Microsoft Azure Active Directory administrator to add following APIs and grant listed permissions to the APIs:
    Add API DELEGATED PERMISSIONS
    Microsoft SharePoint
    • Read user files
    • Read and write user files
    Microsoft Graph Sign in and read user profile
  5. Collect the following Microsoft Azure Active Directory settings from your Microsoft Azure Active Directory administrator.
    Table 2. Polycom Cloud Service Settings and Microsoft Azure Active Directory Settings
    Microsoft Azure Active Directory Settings Polycom Cloud Service Settings
    App registration > Settings > Essentials > Application ID Client ID
    App registration > Settings> API Access > Keys Client Secret
    Properties > Directory ID Tenant ID
    Default Azure Active Directory Domain Name (Example: <company>.onmicrosoft.com) Tenant
  6. Return to the Polycom Cloud Service Administration portal and finish the rest of the authentication provider configurations.
    1. Go to Authentication Provider.
    2. Click Logo image.(Inactive).
    3. Enter a Name for your authentication provider.
      Note: Your users see this name when they sign in using the Polycom Pano App.
    4. Paste the Client ID, Client Secret, Tenant ID values according to the mapping table in Step 5.
  7. Finish the rest of the document service configurations.
    1. Go to Document Services.
    2. Click Logo image.(Inactive)
    3. Enter a Name for your document service.
    4. Paste the Client ID, Client Secret, Tenant ID, Tenant values according to the mapping table in Step 5.