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How to Configure User Sync with modusCloud and Azure

Product: ModusCloud



The following steps should be taken if one would like to setup modusCloud with Azure AD and synchronize the user accounts according to license, active users, or disabled account. It also provides the option for Office 365 central authentication.


Configure a Custom Application on Azure: 


  • Follow these steps to create an Azure application which will be used as part of the synchronization.

          1- Login to your Microsoft Azure portal as an administrator user through

          2- Click on Azure Active Directory on the left side panel and click on App Registration.


          3- Click on + New Application Registration on the page.

          4- In the fields displayed, enter a name for the name (i.e. modusCloud).

          5- Select Web app / API for the Application Type.

          6- Enter the appropriate modusCloud interface URL for the Sign-On URL ( 

          7- Click the Create button to view created under App Registration view.


           8- Copy the Application ID displayed in notepad and click the Settings tab.


           9- Click on Required Permissions Then click on Windows Azure Active Directory.


          10- Ensure that the following permissions have been applied and click Save.


     11- Important make sure to click Grant Permissions under Required Permissions.


         12- Next click on under Settings the option Keys and enter a description and set to Never Expires and click Save.


         13- Copy the Value key entry that is displayed into notepad.


          14- You may now close and log off Microsoft Azure.


Configure modusCloud to Sync Azure Users:  

            1- Login to modusCloud interface either US or EU. 

            2- When logged in select Company Settings then Import Users then Azure Active Directory.


           3- Enter the primary mail enabled domain name followed by the Application ID and the Key from steps 8 and 13. 


           4- Check which accounts you wish to sync and how to sync and change the Sync Frequency to 1 hour and click the Save button below.

           5- A message will display stating Settings Saved then scroll down to the bottom and click the Search Now button.

           6- At this point a report will display on which accounts or object you would like to add or remove from the Azure synchronization.

        7- Once you are satisfied with your selection click Sync Active Directory. 


            8- A final notification is displayed to confirm your request simply click Confirm this may take a few minutes to update.


            9- When done you can now click on the tab Users & Groups and all your Azure users, distribution groups, security groups would all have been imported.

Modified 3/27/2019
Keywords: How to Configure User Sync with modusCloud and Azure
Article ID: 2012