When Deploying the SimplyVideo CVI service for Microsoft Teams there is a level of work required by you as the customer and us as a company. The guide below is an easy reference for you, but our team will be working through this with you. In most cases you will have a specific named technician working with you, this will be laid out in your statement of works (SOW).

Customer Configuration Steps
• You need to setup a new subscription within your O365 tenant
• Then provide SimplyVideo with a global admin account to this subscription (access requirements below) *The account access will have been agreed as part of your SOW
• You need to create virtual azure server resource in the O365 tenant
• Ensure all required network dependencies met – https://support.simplyvideo.io/en/article/network-requirements-9lgm8x/
• Ensure all SimplyVideo firewall provisions met – https://support.simplyvideo.io/en/article/firewall-ports-1bfamf8/
• Ensure all supported endpoints are provisioned (Poly, Polycom, Cisco, Tandberg, Lifesize etc)

Some of the below steps require Powershell to be run, we will be here to help you though this, but here is some useful guides from Microsoft:- https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-365/enterprise/getting-started-with-microsoft-365-powershell?view=o365-worldwide

Once Supplied by SimplyVideo

The following tasks will be run jointly with yourselves and SimplyVideo. We will advise when these are to be implemented.

At various points in the workflow there will be wait points of between 24-72 hours to allow for DNS & Microsoft replication times.

• First configure DNS, CNAME, SRV & A records as required

Run the Required Tasks Relating to This Project

• Authorise SimplyVideo CVI to access Microsoft Teams Meetings go to https://authorise.simplyteams.video and then follow the prompts in the consent wizard to authorise the app.
• If the tenant you are logged in with is the tenant you will provide consent for, just select initiate the consent for your tenant. If you have admin access for another tenant, you can specify an alternative tenant instead.
• You are asked to confirm the account. This must be an account with the Global Administrator role, to be able to grant the necessary consent.
• The permissions of the SimplyVideo Teams Connector are listed, these are required permissions.
• When admin consent is successfully granted, the success page is displayed.

The following steps allow you to configure dial instructions in your tenant once advised by SimplyVideo

Go to https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=39366 and download SkypeOnlinePowerShell.Exe.
Go to your download folder and run SkypeOnlinePowerShell.Exe.
Note that the installation may fail if you do not have a compatible version of Microsoft Visual C++. The latest versions of Microsoft Visual C++ are available at https://support.microsoft.com/en-au/help/2977003/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads.
Agree to the terms and install the module.

Start a PowerShell session (as administrator) and run the following commands, where <tenant_name> needs to be the onmicrosoft.com domain for your tenant:

Import-Module SkypeOnlineConnector
$sfbSession = New-CsOnlineSession -OverrideAdminDomain "<tenant_name>.onmicrosoft.com"
Login with a Global Administrator username and password
Import-PSSession $sfbSession

Run the following command (as one string) Copy/Paste – case sensitive
<to be supplied>

Grant interoperability for the users in your tenant. To grant interoperability for all users:
Grant-CsTeamsVideoInteropServicePolicy -PolicyName PexipServiceProviderEnabled -Global
or to give to specific users
Grant-CsTeamsVideoInteropServicePolicy -PolicyName PexipServiceProviderEnabled -<username>
Then repeat as necessary
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