Adding CTERA Portal as an App in Microsoft Teams
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Adding CTERA Portal as an App in Microsoft Teams

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Article summary

Access to a CTERA Portal can be added to Microsoft Teams as part of a channel or a group chat inside a team or as a personal tab for an individual user.

Provisioning Requirements

To access the portal cloud drive directly, the user must have a subscription plan that includes the Cloud Drive Connect service. To access the portal cloud drive directly and enable sending a public link or permalink within Microsoft Teams, the Cloud Drive Full service is required .

Making the CTERA Portal App Available

Once the CTERA Portal app is available in Microsoft Teams, end users can access the portal from within teams.

  1. In Microsoft Teams, click Apps.
  2. Click Add for the app to open.
  3. Click Add.
    After adding the app, you click Open and not Add.
  4. Right-clicking the app displays a menu with the option to pin the app to the navigation bar or open it in a new Microsoft Teams window.

Example

In the following example, Apps in Microsoft Teams navigation menu was clicked to display all the apps that can be integrated.
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Clicking CTERA-QAlocal displays the following:
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And clicking Add adds the portal as an app, with access from the Microsoft Teams navigation menu.
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Note

You can add more than one portal as an app and, depending on the app definition, you can restrict access to a team, chat or meeting.

In a portal that has been added to Microsoft Teams, you can share content, either as a public link or a permalink within Microsoft teams.


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