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OneDrive for Business

Description

 

An Office 365 subscription and an Azure subscription are required to get started. Remote Desktop Manager must be registered in Azure Active Directory and then request permissions for OneDrive for Business.

 

In the properties of a OneDrive Explorer session, select Business as the OneDrive type.

 

OneDrive for Business - General

OneDrive for Business - General

 

General

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Microsoft account

Enter the email of the Microsoft account used to access OneDrive.

Password

Enter the password of the Microsoft account used to access OneDrive.

Always ask for password

Prompt for the password when the session is launched.

Show files in tree view

Display the storage files in the session tree view (display using hierarchy).

Auto accept API permissions

Automatically accept the API permission. If not enabled you will have to accept the API permission manually when asked to.

Default directory

Enter the default directory to access OneDrive.

OneDrive type

Select your OneDrive type. Select between:

Consumer

Business

Client ID

To obtain your Client ID follow Microsoft OneDrive for Business instructions.

Secret ID

To obtain your Secret ID follow Microsoft OneDrive for Business instructions.

 

Local

OneDrive Explorer - Local tab

OneDrive Explorer - Local tab

 

OPTION

DESCRIPTION

Show local files

Show local files in the window's left pane.

Local path

Enter the default local file path to open in local file left pane.

 

 

Register Remote Desktop Manager with the Azure Management Portal

 

To authenticate with OneDrive in Remote Desktop Manager, the application must be registered with the Microsoft Azure Management Portal.

 

For step-by-step information on how to register your application with OneDrive Business and how to specify the Office 365 permissions please follow this link.

 

1.In the the Azure Active Directory section, select App registrations, then click on New application registration.

 

Microsoft Azure Management - Active Directory

Microsoft Azure Management - Active Directory

 

2.Name the application, specify that it is a Web application, and also enter https://login.live.com/oauth20_desktop.srf as the Sign-on URL (Reply URL).

 

Microsoft Azure Management - single sign-on

Microsoft Azure Management - single sign-on

 

The only important URL is the Sign-on URL. Other URLs will not be used by Remote Desktop Manager.

 

3.Two alphanumeric keys must be retrieved from the Azure Portal to authenticate Remote Desktop Manager.
 

3.1. The Application ID. Find it in the properties of the registered application.

3.2. The Secret key. Find it in the Keys blade of the registered application settings. Note that this key is visible only at the time it is generated. Leaving the blade will hide the key indefinitely.

 

Application ID and Secret key

Application ID and Secret key

 

Office 365 API permissions

You will need to specify permissions for Office 365 SharePoint Online that Remote Desktop Manager requires. In your permissions to other applications select the Delegated Permission drop down list of your Office 365 SharePoint Online and add the Read and write user files and Read user files.

 

Office 365 SharePoint Online Permission

Office 365 SharePoint Online Permission