Creating an App Automatically for OneDrive for Business


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You can create an app automatically for Microsoft OneDrive for Business by configuring OneDrive connection settings using the global administrator account.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Office 365.

    The Office 365 apps page appears.

  2. Click Add Office 365 app, and then select OneDrive for Business (Classic).

    The OneDrive for Business page appears.

  3. In the Name box, type a name for the app.

  4. From the Server plan list, select a server plan.

  5. In the Infrastructure settings section, from the Access node list, select the physical client computer where the Cloud Apps software is installed.

  6. Optional: To enable autodiscovery of user accounts on the app, select the Enable auto discovery check box.

    Select either one of the following methods to auto discover the user accounts.

    • To discover the user accounts that match the filters and wildcard expressions that you provide while automatically discovering user accounts, select Match user name by regular expressions.

    • To discover the user accounts that are part of a sub-organization created on Microsoft OneDrive for Business, select Azure Group Affinity.

      You can also enable autodiscovery on the app later. For more information, see Enabling Autodiscovery of User Accounts.

  7. Optional: If you have enabled auto discovery based on regular expressions, perform the following tasks to create new subclients based on regular expressions:

    1. Select the Create subclients check box.

    2. Select 10 or 20 to create either 10 subclients or 20 subclients respectively.

  8. To configure connection settings using the global administrator account, in the OneDrive connection settings section, enter the following information:

    1. From the Region list, select the Azure sovereign cloud region.

    2. Enter the Microsoft global administrator account user name and password.

    3. Click Create Azure AD app.

  9. Click Authorize now.

    A Microsoft login page appears that lists all the permissions required to access the app.

  10. Click Accept.

  11. Click Save.



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