Desktop Central Integration

How to integrate Desktop Central with Spiceworks?

Description

Integrating Desktop Central with Spiceworks will allow you to perform desktop management activities on Spiceworks console with single sign on. This document provides you with the steps to integrate Desktop Central with Spiceworks console.

Pre-requisites

  1. Ensure that you have installed Desktop central build 92078 or above.
  2. Ensure that you have log in credentials for Spiceworks.

Steps

To integrate Desktop Central with Spiceworks follow the steps given below,

  1. Enter the Spiceworks user credentials and log in to Spiceworks.
  2. Click App Center available in the right pane, click Platform apps and select Desktop Central.
  3. Click Install to install Desktop Central application. You have to install this application to access Desktop Central from Spiceworks console.
  4. Download and install Desktop Central server. If you have already installed Desktop Central server, upgrade to build number 92078.
  5. Enter Desktop Central server URL to connect with Spice works.
  6. Enable Spiceworks settings at Desktop Central server.
    • Select Enable settings, you will be now navigated to the Spiceworks settings page.
    • Select Enable button, to enable spicework settings.
  7. Map Spiceworks user with Desktop Central user for single sign on.

    To map new user, follow the steps given below,

    • Select Map user,  you will be now navigated to the User administration page.
    • Click Add user.
    • Enter the required credentials and specify Spiceworks login email ID to map user.

    To map existing user, follow the steps given below

    • Select Map user,  you will be now navigated to the User administration page.
    • At the user whom you wanted to map, select Modify under Actions.
    • Specify Spiceworks login email ID to map user.

    Note: To know your users Spiceworks email id, Navigate to Spiceworks settings page and select User account from the left pane to view users information.

You have successfully integrated Desktop Central with Spiceworks.
 
After completing the integration, you can access Desktop Central from Spiceworks by clicking the Desktop Central app, listed under Apps in the top pane of Spiceworks console.