Setting Up HDE Secure Transfer (Office 365) *If Without Access Control

This article consists of the instructions on how to correctly setup the HDE Secure Transfer between your HDE One domain environment and your Office 365 domain. Please note that this setup is specifically for users that are subscribing to our HDE Secure Transfer but not HDE Access Control.

Before beginning the setup, you have to ensure that your machine is meeting the setup's prerequisites.

Prerequisites of setting up PowerShell

(i) A Windows machine that is installed with:

1) PowerShell ver. 3.0 or above.

2) Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell

Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell (64-bit version)

3) Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant for IT Professionals

Microsoft Online Services Sign-In Assistant for IT Professionals RTW

After assuring that your Windows machine is installed with the requirements above, you may now proceed to the actual setup.

(1) Connecting to Office 365

1.1) Log in with your Administrator Account

First, run the Windows Azure Active Directory Module for Windows PowerShell that you have installed as an administrator. 

1.1.1) Run the command below:

Connect-MsolService

1.1.2) After entering the command, a login dialog will popup for you to input the login User name (xxx@yourdomain.onmicrosoft.com) and password of the administrator account that you choose to use.

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1.2) Getting your Domain Information

After you have successfully logged in, to check the status of your domain environment with the command below:

Get-MsolDomain

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If the domains have "Verified" for "Status" column and "Managed" for "Authentication" column, it means that you are ready for the next step.

(2) Executing Commands

Run the PowerShell application on your Windows machine and execute the commands below: 

Complete sample commands: 

(Replace "yourdomain" to Your domain address) :

$uri = "https://upload.hdedrive.com/signup"
$replyUrl = "https://upload.hdedrive.com/saml2/acs"
$reply = New-MsolServicePrincipalAddresses -Address $replyUrl -AddressType Reply
New-MsolServicePrincipal -DisplayName yourdomain-hos -ServicePrincipalNames $uri -Addresses $reply

After executing these commands,  your HDE Secure Transfer is now successfully connected to your Office 365 environment. 

          
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