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NishanSingh
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How to assign users from Azure AD (same org) to a PowerPage?

Hi,

i want to setup an employe page, that allows certain actions, i want to know what i have to do to enable users to use their exsting account and license to login.

 

Do i need to dynamically create and associate a contact, how does that process work? How does the backend process that?

 

thanks in advance,  

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Fubar
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re: e-mail is already in use, double check the Contact records in your environment (make sure you are not just viewing My Contacts) look at the Email Address field not for a contact name.

 

When you talk about account here "X belongs to account 1" do you mean AD Account or a Dataverse Account (Organization) record?

 

If you already have Contacts (with email addresses) in Dataverse for your AD Users, then the easiest is to Send them an Invitation (when they redeem the invitation it will create an External Identity record for the Contact which is what links the Contact to AD) 

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-pages/security/invite-contacts

 

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Fubar
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Generally, only have AD enabled as your identity provider (if this is the case, then only people in your Azure AD will get access).  Then it depends, your first admin user that signs in will be prompted to Accept for just themselves or your whole organization.  If not accepted for your whole organization, you will then get the situation you often see with SharePoint where your users get a You don't have permissions message and they then request access to it (this can also be further configured in Azure).

Where it becomes a bit different is if they already have a Contact record, in this case it is easiest to send that Contact an Invitation (you can also create External Identity records for those Contacts using data from Azure AD and set a couple of fields on the Contact record - but creating the External Identity record is not out of the box so you need to put that together yourself) 

Alright thank you, so far we already work with contacts for most of our employees, how would Azure or the Page itself (not quite sure where that is processed) recognize that contact X belongs to account 1? And how would i need to associate the existing contacts?

I have enabled the AAD access with out admin account, and now when logged in with my personal user, i get prompted that my e-mail is already in use. What confuses me about that is that we only have a contact with that e-mail in our production env not in our dev. 

Fubar
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Multi Super User

re: e-mail is already in use, double check the Contact records in your environment (make sure you are not just viewing My Contacts) look at the Email Address field not for a contact name.

 

When you talk about account here "X belongs to account 1" do you mean AD Account or a Dataverse Account (Organization) record?

 

If you already have Contacts (with email addresses) in Dataverse for your AD Users, then the easiest is to Send them an Invitation (when they redeem the invitation it will create an External Identity record for the Contact which is what links the Contact to AD) 

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/power-pages/security/invite-contacts

 

I think this should work, i will try to implement this during the next week and then mark as solution if it indeed works, thanks alot for the reply.

Thank you it works as intended. Chose to invite the associated contacts and modify the login wih js.

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