How do I add Office 365 integration to my existing PowerSchool Learning domain, and what additional options will this integration provide?
Integrating your PowerSchool Learning domain with Office 365 provides a way for your users to sign into PowerSchool Learning using their Office 365 email address and password, through a Single-Sign-On (SSO) connection.
Through the process below, you will be able to take the necessary information (Client ID, Credentials Key, and Office 365 domain name) specific to your Office 365 configuration and input it into your PowerSchool Learning domain to connect the two. Let's get started!
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Follow these steps to retrieve the ID and Key needed to successfully connect your Office 365 domain with your PowerSchool Learning domain.
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Please note: Domain Administrators using Version 1 Import Specifications can assign Office 365 email addresses to Accounts en masse using the google_id field of the users.csv file. Administrators using Version 2 Imports can assign Office 365 email addresses to Accounts en masse using the sso_id field of the users.csv file.
Changing Account Authentication Types Manually
Once you have configured your domain, you can add Office 365 SSO Authentication information on a per-user basis through the Accounts area of the Domain Control.
Curious as to what your Teachers and Students will see? Check out our article How do I log into PowerSchool Learning using Office 365, and what will it look like?
To add Office 365 subdomains, navigate in your PowerSchool Learning domain to Applications > Partner Tools. Click Settings next to Microsoft Office 365. Then, click Add Subdomain, enter in the subdomain name, and click Save.
An example of a common domain/subdomain setup is:
Once you enter your subdomains, you can either import the Office 365 email addresses into user accounts (using the sso_id field), or you can manually edit an account to assign the user to the specific Office 365 domain.
You can Edit the authentication method of a user through the Manage Account menu, in the Accounts area of the Domain Control. If the user is not yet set to Microsoft Office 365 as their authentication method, click change at the top of the edit screen and switch the authentication method to Office 365. Otherwise, simply click edit next to their existing Office 365 username. Then, you'll see a dropdown menu containing your Office 365 email options. Simply select the correct one and enter in the prefix of the email address. Then, click Save.