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Add An Account


Applies to: Nerdio Manager for MSP (NMM)


After installing NMM, you will need to connect an account to manage. Generally, this will be a customer account, though you can also connect to and manage your own Azure tenant.

The following prerequisites are required in order to add an account:

  • Azure AD login in the Customer tenant, with Global Administrator and subscription Owner roles
  • If using existing Active Directory, you'll need the domain name and an admin username/password 

In the Accounts section, click Add account

 

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The process to add an account is divided into four steps.

 

Step 1: Link to Customer's Azure AD Tenant

On the next screen, click the Connect button and supply credentials to the Customer's Azure tenant.

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After authenticating, check the box to "Consent on behalf of your organization" after reviewing the required permissions. Then click Accept.

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Account name: The name that will appear in your NMM interface.

Select subscription: Choose the subscription that has (or will have) the WVD resources you want to manage. An NMM account is linked to a single subscription.

Active Directory: You can choose to have NMM create a new Azure AD DS instance, or choose an existing Azure AD DS or Windows Active Directory.

Click Save & next to proceed.

 

Step 2: Networking

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This step allows you to create a new network or select an existing network. You will be able to add additional networks and resource groups once you have finished adding the account. 

 

Step 3: Active Directory

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If creating a new AD DS instance, you will provide a new username and password. Creating a new AD DS will take 60-90 minutes.

If you are connecting to an existing AD DS or Active Directory, you will supply an admin username/password.

Click Save & next to proceed

 

Step 4: FSLogix Storage

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The FSLogix storage is where user profiles will be stored. This can be on an existing Azure Files share or other SMB share, or NMM can create a new Azure Files share. The share location must be AD integrated.

If creating a new Azure Files share, you will see the following options:

 

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Storage account name: a globally-unique name for the Azure storage account to be created. Must be lower case without spaces

Location: region for the new storage account. This should be the same region as your vNet and hosts.

Performance: We recommend Premium storage to avoid performance bottlenecks when loading user profiles at login.

File Share name: the name of the network share, e.g. "profiles" or "fslogix"

Provisioned capacity: The capacity of the file share

File Share access security: We recommend using a group that all remote desktop (WVD) users will belong to. This group will be granted access to the file share.

 

After providing the file share information, click Save & done to finish adding the account

 

After completing the storage step, you will see the new account in your NMM interface.

 

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To begin managing the new account, click the Manage button to the right of the account.

 

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