Licensing Office 365 Users

This topic demonstrates how to license unlicensed Office 365 users in EmpowerID and is divided into the following activities:

As prerequisites to licensing Office 365 users in EmpowerID, you must have a licensed corporate Office 365 account and have connected EmpowerID to Office 365.

To license an unlicensed Office 365 User in EmpowerID

  1. From the Navigation Sidebar of the EmpowerID Web interface, navigate to the Office 365 Management page by expanding Pages and clicking Office 365 Manager.
  2. From the Office 365 Management page, click the Actions tab and then click Activate O365 License.
  3. In the following image the Navigation Sidebar has been collapsed to conserve screen real estate.

  4. In the Office 365 Users lookup that appears, search for the Office 365 user you want to license and then click the record for that user.
  5. Click Submit.
  6. In the Select License lookup that appears, select the appropriate Office 365 domain and then click Submit.

To verify the user in licensed in Office 365

  1. From your Web browser log in to your corporate Office 365 account as an administrator.
  2. From the Office 365 admin center, click users and groups and search for the user you just licensed in EmpowerID.
  3. Click the link for the specified user to navigate to that user's page.
  4. From the user's page, click the licenses tab. You should see that the user is now licensed and has all of the Office 365 resources specified by the terms of the license.