17. Third-party authentication add-on for Office 365-Microsoft Active Directory. Customer guide.

The following configuration will allow the customers to configure the Microsoft Office 365 application to implement authentication with Office 365 accounts on their LMS sites.

17.1. Integration requisites.

  • It is required to have your LMS site in a domain of your own.

  • Enterprise or performance subscription with the add-on third-party authentication enabled.

  • The customer must register for an Azure Active Directory. Furthermore, to set up the authentication using Office 365, we need to register the Open edX instance in the Azure Active Directory. This registration will produce the settings that we need to input in Open edX.

17.2. Configuration steps.

17.2.1. Register the Open edX Instance with Azure Active Directory.

  1. Visit the Open edX official documentation to generate.

  1. An Application ID

  2. A Key

  3. A working username and password in that AD domain so that we can use it to test the authentication.

On this set of instructions, where it says <LMS URL> you should use https://YOURLMSDOMAIN/

17.2.2. Provide eduNEXT with the information recently created.

Send this information to the eduNEXT support team.

  1. An Application ID

  2. A Key

  3. A working username and password in that AD domain so that we can use it to test the authentication.