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Knowledgebase: Resource Central
KB0173 - Pre-Installation check lists for Resource Central 3.8 (Office 365 setup)

Service Account 

 No.

Check list

References

1

Create a service account (our suggestion is RCadmin) in Office 365 Cloud admin interface

  • RCadmin needs to have a mailbox
  • RCadmin is not allowed to be hidden in the Global Address List
  • RCadmin must be added to the “Global administrator” group in office 365 (this particular right can be removed after configuration).

2

Configure impersonation for RCadmin account

Refer to this article to know how to configure impersonation.

3

Configure Send As right for RCadmin account

Refer to this article to know how to configure Send As right.

 

Resource Central (RC) 

 No.

Check list

References

1

Prepare server

Refer to this article for more details.

2

Enable required roles and features on the new server

Under Web Server

Under Management Tools:
     IIS Management Console
     IIS Management Scripts and Tools

Under Web Server
     Under Common http Features:
          Static Content

Under Web Server
     Under Application Development:
          .net Extensibility 4.5
          ASP.NET 4.5
          ISAPI Extensions
          ISAPI Filters

3

Resource and facility mailboxes

All the resource and facility mailboxes should be added to a distribution list.

4

Install pre-requisite softwares

Microsoft SQL Server

Information about Microsoft SQL Server is available here.

Note

  • The SQL server should be in mixed mode (Windows Authentication and SQL Server Authentication).
  • SQL account must have sysadmin rights.

 

RealTime Service (RTS) 

No.

Checklist

References

1

Prepare server

Refer to RTS Installation Guide for more details.

2

Check your platform

Supported platforms are as follows:

  • Office 365 Business Essentials
  • Office 365 Business Premium
  • Office 365 Enterprise E1
  • Office 365 Education E1
  • Office 365 Government E1
  • Office 365 Enterprise E3
  • Office 365 Education E3
  • Office 365 Government E3
  • Office 365 Enterprise E4
  • Office 365 Education E4
  • Office 365 Government E4

3

Install prerequisites

Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant (Download link)

Windows Azure Active Directory Module (Download link)

4

Enable firewall exceptions

Refer to this article for more details.

 

Properties

Applies to: RC 3.8

Reference: TFS #42167

Knowledge base ID: 0173

Last updated: August 25, 2016