When you add an authorization to Office 365 for Webex, we request the following permissions:

The following table describes each permission and why it's required.

Permission

What information does this give Webex access to?

How is this permission used for Webex Meetings?

Maintain access to data you have given it access to.

Allows Webex to access users information in Microsoft without asking for the same permission each time a user performs an action with Webex Meetings integration in Microsoft.

  • If your app doesn't explicitly request this scope, it won't receive refresh tokens. Maintaining the access is necessary.

    For example, Webex will call Microsoft APIs to retrieve information such as calendar invites whenever a user is viewing his/her calendar.

Read all users’ full profiles.

Required for the People Insights feature and Microsoft Teams integration.

  • Enables People Insights for Webex Meetings and Webex Teams.

  • Identifies users and their email addresses so we can match users’ Webex accounts in the Cisco Webex Meetings bot and tab integration in Microsoft Teams.

Read user calendars.

Read events in user calendars.

Read calendar events associated with Webex Meetings, as well as the event properties, like time, attendees, subject, and Webex meeting options.

Read contacts in all mailboxes.

Required for Microsoft Office 365 add-in to invite contact groups, required for Microsoft Teams integration meeting scheduling.

  • Allows the Webex Meetings Scheduler for Microsoft Office 365 to schedule meetings and allows users to invite contact groups from Contacts.

  • Suggests channel members to invite when scheduling a meeting in Microsoft Teams.

  • Data isn't stored in Webex.

Read all groups.

Required for Microsoft Office 365 add-in to invite contact groups, required for Webex Teams Space meeting scheduling.

  • Allows Webex Meetings Scheduler for Microsoft Office 365 to schedule meetings and allows users to invite contact groups from Contacts.

  • Suggests to invite channel members when scheduling a meeting in Microsoft Teams.

  • Data isn't stored in Webex.

Read directory data.

Required for the People Insights feature and Microsoft Teams integration.

  • Allows People Insights to populate meeting participants' profiles in Webex Meetings and users' People Insights profiles in Webex Teams from the directory.

  • Allows Microsoft Teams integration to populate look-ahead of invitee emails when scheduling a Webex meeting.

Read and write calendars in all mailboxes.

Microsoft Office 365 add-in to schedule a meeting, Webex Teams client scheduling/list meeting, Microsoft Teams integration, and Calendar Services scheduling (@webex).

  • Read and write access to create, update, and delete calendars associated with Webex Meetings.

  • Allows scheduling from Microsoft Teams and add, update, and remove corresponding calendar entries.