Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is a cloud-based collaboration platform that is part of the Office 365 service and is used for chat messaging, video meetings, file sharing, and more. For more information on Microsoft Teams, see the company website.

In the context of Nintex Automation Cloud, Microsoft Teams is a connector Service used to define a connection required for associated actions and start events. Examples include Salesforce and Box. Method of integration to cloud services, business applications and content stores.. The Microsoft Teams connector is used to create connections for Microsoft Teams actions. Use Microsoft Teams actions to work with users, teams, and channels in Microsoft Teams.

Create a Microsoft Teams connection

Note: Your browser-stored credentials are accessed to create connections. Either clear credentials from browser memory or make sure the stored credentials are for the intended environment.

Create a connection from the connections page or from the action configuration panel when configuring the action. For information about creating connections and assigning permissions, see Manage connections.

Account requirements to create Microsoft Teams connection

Nintex Automation Cloud uses the Nintex Connector - MS Teams app to connect to the Microsoft Teams application. Granting permissions to the Nintex Connector - MS Teams app can be done by either of the following:

  • Global administrator grants permissions in Azure Active Directory

  • Non-global admin requests permissions via Nintex Automation Cloud
  • When creating a connection for Microsoft Teams via the Automate or Designer page in Nintex Automation Cloud, ask your global administrator to grant the following permissions to the Nintex Connector - MS Teams app:

    • Maintain access to data you have given it access to
    • Read and write all groups
    • Read all users' basic profiles