Office 365 - Getting Started with Linking Accounts

This document intends to explain the what, why, and how of the account linking process.


What are linked accounts?

Linking is the recommended way to provide a NetID with the ability to interact with a Service Account. Specifically, linking a Service Account to a NetID:

Why should I link my accounts?

There are many important reasons to link service accounts to your NetID.

How do I link my accounts?

To add or remove a linked NetID to an Office 365 Service Account, or to unlink an Office 365 Service Account from your NetID, please reference the following document: Office 365 - Linking a service account to a NetID. This action needs to be performed by a domain administrator of the service account's domain. Not sure who your delegated administrator is? Contact the DoIT HelpDesk

How do I view my linked accounts?

To view all Service Account accounts that are linked to your NetID account, follow the instructions below:

  1. Log in to the Wisc Account Administration site with your NetID credentials.

  2. Within the "Delegated Administration" screen, you should see all the accounts your are linked to under the "Accounts" section. If you don't see a Service Account listed here, you will need to contact the domain administrator for that service account.

How do I use/access my linked accounts in Office 365?

To use/access your linked accounts in the Office 365 system, please refer to: Office 365 - How to access a Service Account

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