Initial Configuration Video
After you installed the Cayosoft Administrator, when you run it for the first time, you need to complete the Initial Configuration wizard.
This wizard will walk you through the first time setup. Some options are mandatory and you will be asked to provide the necessary information to continue. Other options are optional and may be skipped.
Each time you click Next the wizard will verify the settings you have provided and will prompt you if there is a problem.
Run Cayosoft Administrator after the first time setup - Initial Configuration wizard will appear
Enter an email address where system notifications and alerts will be sent. Typically this is the email address of the person responsible for configuring Cayosoft Administrator.
Select Extensions page
Depending on your environment, select the extensions that should be enabled.
|Environment||Active Directory||Microsoft Exchange||Microsoft Hybrid||Microsoft Office 365|
|Active Directory only||x|
|Active Directory and Exchange Server on-premise||x||x|
|Active Directory, Exchange Server on-premise and Office 365 with Exchange Online and other cloud services||x||x||x||x|
|Active Directory and Office 365 with Exchange Online and other cloud services, no Exchange Server on-premises *||x||x||x|
|Office 365 with Exchange Online and other cloud services, no Active Directory or Exchange Server on-premises||x|
* - Please, see KB20180323-1 article for additional configuration steps you might need to perform.
If you also need to manage objects in the Microsoft Skype server, check Active Directory and Microsoft Skype Server Extensions.
The next pages of Initial Configuration Wizard will depend on selected extensions.
Note: You can also enable and configure any extension later in the Administrator Console.
Configure Active Directory page
Active Directory extension settings are used in rules and actions related to Active Directory.
By default, all domains from the forest where Cayosoft Administrator is installed become enabled. All trusted domains are added as disabled. You can enable them if you need to.
Add... - add a new trusted or untrusted forest with its' domains for management.
Discover - add missing domains to the forests that are specified in the Managed Domains table.
Clear - remove all domains and forests that were added manually.
Active Directory domain credentials - to configure Active Directory extension, specify credentials for Active Directory domain administrator account. For more information, please see the Permissions required for the Active Directory management article.
Domain - check all domains that you need to manage.
DC - it is automatically selected during initial discovery, using the DC Auto selection method.
Alternative DC - you can set another DC to use in case primary DC is identified as unavailable.
Credential - by default, the value is set to <Use Default Credentials>, which points to Active Directory domain credentials.
All managed domains are grouped by forests:
- All domains from the forest where Cayosoft Administrator service is installed.
- All trusted\untrusted domains.
Click Configure to verify Forest Settings.
Default Country/region - depends on region settings. You can change it if you need.
Configure Microsoft Exchange page
Use these settings to configure Microsoft Exchange extension:
Exchange Credentials - To configure Microsoft Exchange specify credentials for Exchange Server administrator and connect URL. For more information, please see Permissions required for Exchange on-premises management article.
Connect URI - specify the Exchange server name.
Troubleshooting Exchange Server connection issues
Configure Microsoft Office 365 page
Microsoft Office 365 extension settings are used in rules and actions related to Office 365.
Office 365 credentials - To configure Microsoft Office 365 extension, specify credentials for Office 365 account. This account should be a Global Admin role holder. For more information, please see Permissions required for Office 365 management article.
- Click Register Azure Application to grant Admin consent for Cayosoft Administrator to access your tenant.
- Click Grant
- Click Refresh to be sure that admin consent was granted
Office 365 name suffix - taken from the account specified in Office 365 credentials by default. You can change it if you need.
Default Usage Location - depends on region settings. You can change it if you need.
Advanced Settings - you can select Azure Environment.
Troubleshooting Office 365 connection issues
Configure General Settings page
Сonfiguring SMTP settings is not mandatory but is used when rules or actions send e-mail messages or e-mail reports.
For more details, see Configuration of Cayosoft Administrator SMTP server settings.
Configure Microsoft Skype Server page
Microsoft Skype Server extension settings are used in rules and actions related to Skype Server.
Skype On-premises credentials - to configure Microsoft Skype Server extension, specify credentials for Skype Server Administrator account. This account should have Active Directory domain administrator permissions. For more information, please see Permissions required for Active Directory management article.
Connect Uri - specify the Skype server name.
Maximum return results - the maximum number of users returned from the Skype server.
Default Registrar Pool - This pool is responsible for authenticating the user and for keeping track of his or her current status and location. Skype server registrar pool used in Cayosoft Administrator automation rules by default.
Default SipDomain - SIP domains are domains authorized to send and receive SIP traffic and are used when assigning SIP addresses to users.
Active Directory Domain Controller - FQDN of the Active Directory Domain Controller used to establish a connection to the Skype server.
|8.4.0||Multi forest management has been added.|
|7.0.0||Manged Domains setting is modified. Forest Settings form is added.|
|6.3.1||Initial Configuration Wizard is simplified.|