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Configuring Microsoft Teams in Office 365

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Microsoft Teams integrations can only be managed from your MSP dashboard.

Before you set up the integration between Auvik and Microsoft Teams, make sure that you've enabled Teams for use.

Create new groups

  1. Log into your Office 365 web portal.
  2. Click Office 365 in the top navigation bar.
  3. Click Admin.
  4. From the Office 365 Admin Center side navigation, click Groups, then Groups.

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  1. Click the Add a group button.
  2. Select Office 365 as the type and click Next.

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  1. Enter a name for the group, and a description. Click Next.
  2. Enter an email address for the group. We recommend it be the same as the group name. Select the privacy level and check Create a team for this group. Click Next.

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  1. Select the owners of the group. Click Next.
  2. Review the group details. If there are any updates to be made, click the Back button until you’re at the detail to be updated and follow the steps again. Once all details have been confirmed as accurate, click Create group.

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  1. Click Close.
  2. From the list of available groups, click the name of the newly created group.

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  1. Click the Microsoft Teams tab. This takes you to the Microsoft Teams admin center.
  2. From the side navigation, expand Teams and click Manage Teams.

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  1. From the list of teams, click the row for the new team just created.
  2. Click the Add Members button.
  3. From the list of available users, check each one to be added.
  4. Click Apply.
  5. If all members have been added, click Close.

Creating a new group webhook

  1. Log into your Office 365 web portal.
  2. Click Office 365 in the top navigation bar.
  3. Click Outlook.
  4. Scroll down to the groups in the left-hand tree. Click the name of the new group.
  5. Click the three dots. Click Settings.
  6. Click Connectors.
  7. In the search field, enter Incoming.

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  1. Click Incoming Webhooks.
  2. Click Add.
  3. Provide a name for the webhook and click Create.
  4. Copy the webhook URL. You’ll need this when creating a new integration in Auvik.

  1. Click Done.

Add users to the group

Now that your group has been configured for a webhook, you’ll want to add the users who will be monitoring the group for new Auvik alerts.

  1. From the Outlook side navigation bar, click on a group you want to add users to.
  2. From the group navigation, click the 3 dots, then click Members.

  1. Click Add members.

  1. Search for the members to be added to the group.
  2. Once all members have been selected, click Save.

Now that Microsoft Teams has been configured and ready for use, there are a couple of final steps that need to be completed. First being adding a new Microsoft Teams integration and second is to configure a notification channel.

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