This page will guide you through the creation of an Office365 tenant. The tenant will host some user that will get public access to the tenant resource.
Create a Domain Name
The first step is to order a public Domain Name that will be associated with your tenant. You have to host this Domain Name on publicly accessible DNS. In this case we will use "Azure DNS Service".
|1||Log into your Azure account. If you don't have one, ask your manager for an account used by your service.|
Browse to get the access to all the Azure products and then select DNS zones.
Enter a domain Name and a Resource group name, and then click Create.
Your new DNS zone should show up on your dashboard:
Click on the newly created icon to open your new zone settings:
You can now purchase a domain name and redirect it to the name server listed on your zone settings.
Create an Office 365 Tenant
To create a tenant account, follow the steps below:
- Open the https://products.office.com/en-us/business/compare-more-office-365-for-business-plans to select a plan and click Buy now.
- Follow the wizard to create a new account.
3. After creating a new account, log into the portal.office.com using it.
Add your domain into Office 365 tenant
- Click Domains, Click on Add domain
- Enter your newly created Domain Name
- Take a note of your Record information
- Log into your Azure account and open your zone settings
- Add a Record Set
- Create the new record with the information provided by Office365 portal
- Go back to the Office 365 and click verify.
- Select I'll manage my own DNS records and click Next to Set up your online services.
Create all the DNS records required.
- The completed form should look like this:
- Click Verify again to ensure all the record are correct.
- You can now create new user using your Domain Name.