AgriLife Information Technology

Create New Microsoft Teams

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AgriLife IT requires all Microsoft Teams creation requests to go through AgriLife People for the following reasons:

  1. Microsoft Teams are not limitless and need to be managed within the AgriLife Office 365 tenant
  2. AgriLife People manages and tracks how many Teams are active, who requested them, and the purpose of each Team
  3. Team owners are responsible for managing membership, data, data types, and who has access to data within each Team, and Teams management is easily performed in AgriLife People
  4. AgriLife People allows AgriLife IT to assure IT security and data management requirements are being met to assure your data is protected and IT security is maintained

This task requires approval from the immediate supervisor listed for you in AgriLife People.
While the request process in ALP only takes 4 minutes, the actual time from request submission to the creation of your team will depend on how long it takes your supervisor to approve/deny your request.

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Steps

Time needed: 4 minutes.

Create new Microsoft Teams

  1. Log in to AgriLife People

    Go to https://agrilifepeople.tamu.edu
    Click on the blue LOGIN button in the top right corner
    Click on the AGRILIFE square on the following screen
    Enter your AgriLife AgNet ID and password
    Authenticate using your preferred Duo method

  2. Click on the YOUR ALP tab

    Then click on Manage Your IT Services

  3. Scroll down to the Creation Requests section

    Check the box next to “Microsoft Team”

  4. Change the effective date and time

    If you need your new Team created prior to or after 5 pm of the day you are requesting access, click on the calendar icon under the Date & Time These Changes Should Take Place section
    Click CONTINUE

  5. Provide the information requested

    Read and check the boxes acknowledging your responsibilities as the owner of your new Team
    Click CONTINUE

  6. Review your request

    If everything is correct, click SUBMIT REQUEST
    If you need to modify your request, click on either SELECT IT SERVICES or SERVICE CONFIGURATIONS

Updated on March 8, 2022

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