Setup Microsoft Teams as learner's endpoint for the platform
- Updated On 08 Sep 2020
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Microsoft Community Training allows organization to enable online learning inside Microsoft Teams across web, mobile and desktop app. For more details on Microsoft Community Training platform integration with Microsoft Teams, visit our website.
In this article, we will walk you through the steps required to configure your instance with Microsoft Teams.
Before you begin
This article assumes you have followed the steps outlined in the installation article and enabled Microsoft Teams as an endpoint during deployment from the marketplace.
If you haven't, please follow the Installation steps first and then refer this article to configure Microsoft Teams for your instance. Make sure you have the teams app package.
Steps to enable learning inside Microsoft Teams
Step 1 - Delegate permissions on your Azure AD application setup for Microsoft Communtiy Training
Login to the Azure Portal with admin credentials
Click on the Directory + Subscription icon in the portal toolbar and select the directory that contains your Azure AD tenant or search for and select Azure Active Directory.
Click on the App Registration option from the left panel
On the App registrations page, search for and select the Azure AD application created for the Microsoft Community Training instance during the installation process
On the application details, select the API permissions option on the left panel
Next, click on Add Permission and select Microsoft Graph option from the right panel
Next, in Delegated permissions and Application permissions check the following options:
- Under Delegated permissions - Directory.Read.All, Group.Read.All, User.Read.All
- Under Application permissions - Directory.Read.All, Group.Read.All, User.Read.All
- Next, click on Grant admin consent. Confirm Yes.
Step 2 - Raise a support ticket to get the Microsoft Teams app for your Microsoft Community Training instance
- Create a support ticket on Microsoft Community Training Helpdesk for a Microsoft Teams app manifest for your training platform instance in the following format,
|Title||Enter "Request for Teams Manifest File"|
|Subject||Select "Microsoft Teams"|
|Description||Provide the Azure Websites URL for your instance|
- Our team will provide your the Teams app manifest within 2-3 business days.
Step 3 - Install the Microsoft Teams App for your organization
Open the Microsoft Teams client application and sign in using your global or teams service admin credentials.
Upload the manifest file (.zip file) provided by the customer support team as a custom app for organization in Teams
Step 4 - Setup app policies to pin the training application from the Microsoft Team admin center
Visit Teams Admin portal and select Setup policies option under Teams apps in the left navigation panel
Next click on the Add Apps button and search for the training application uploaded in the previous Step #3
Add the training application as a pinned app
Now, learners can login to the Microsoft Teams app and consume learning content across web, mobile and desktop